Topic: Timothy Wirth
Expectations are low at the UN conference that seeks to preserve Earth's ecosystems amid a growing population.
'Fair Elections' reform would allow public servants like those in Congress to focus on policy, not fundraising.
Sen. John Rockefeller of West Viriginia, a major coal-producing state, wants Congress to shape regulations for greenhouse gases. He introduced legislation Thursday that would delay EPA plans.
Four formerly developing countries took the reins during climate talks in Copenhagen: China, India, Brazil, and South Africa. It could herald a redistribution of global clout, some experts say.