As Australian wildfires rage, opponents roast premier over climate actions
A pall of smoke hangs over Sydney, Australia, evidence of the large brush fires burning in the Blue Mountains to the north, south and east of the city. Australia's 2013 fire season is off to a roaring and uncharacteristically early start this year, thanks, fire managers say, to a mild winter and the hottest September on record.
D.C. looks to reduce traffic, improve air quality with new 2040 plan
Residents and many visitors to the nation's capital don't have to look far to see that delays and standstills are not just peculiar to Congress. The District of Columbia's roads are already clogged with vehicles. To address this issue, the District Department of Transportation is holding public workshops on a draft transportation plan aiming to improve the existing system, relieve congestion downtown core and connect outer neighborhoods