In tough times, people discover that simple holidays can be the most satisfying.
The entertainment industry is doing more to make productions and events ecofriendly.
But many exiting lawmakers also bring years of experience to the Obama administration.
Barack Obama announced two more cabinet picks Wednesday – former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack for Agriculture secretary and Colorado Senator Ken Salazar for Interior secretary – drawing both praise and criticism from environmental groups.
Twenty-eight green groups compile 359 pages of suggestions, hoping for a green revival post-Bush.