Canada is seeing the development of several charging station programs across the country, in preparation for increased electric vehicle ownership, Ingram writes.
In the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., a cry has gone up for gun control and ways to keep guns from people with mental illness. What we really need is to address the causes of these shootings – issues of mental health and social isolation.
General Motors stake owned by the US treasury will be sold over the coming year, assuring a multibillion-dollar loss for the federal government. General Motors will buy back $5.5 billion in shares, and the Treasury will have to sell the rest of the stock at a high price in order to break even on the $50 billion bailout GM received.
Energy firm Enbridge has announced it will go ahead with its investment of $6.28 billion in expanding the system of pipelines that transport crude from locations in Canada and the United States around North America, according to Consumer Energy Report.
The oil and gas industry's deceptive campaign to make the public and policymakers believe that the United States is on the verge of energy independence is just a smokescreen for selling the country's oil and natural gas to the highest bidder, Cobb writes.