The USDA has unveiled a new voluntary compliance program for companies that want to grow and test genetically modified crops for medicine. None have come to market yet, but the prospect is sowing seeds for a battle between two very powerful industries. Sarah Gardner reports.
Some new corporate rankings came out today. A group called Climate Counts is scoring popular companies based on their response to climate change. It's starting with fast food and the scores are low. Really low. Sarah Gardner has details.
President Bush today proposed new talks on cutting greenhouse gases. His last-minute change of heart — just before the G-8 summit — prompted a few cheers, some boos, but mostly surprise. Sarah Gardner reports.
A dozen states want to adopt tougher vehicle emissions standards, but they're waiting on the EPA's go-ahead. And after more than a year and a half, California's getting impatient. Sarah Gardner reports.
A severe labor shortage looms in the power industry thanks to rising energy demands and a workforce on the verge of retirement. Sarah Gardner looks at how utility companies plan to keep the juice coming.