Climate Change, Immigration Reform and California

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After a disappointing conference last year in Copenhagen, this was billed the year for the US to get tough about global warming. But a US Senate compromise may be on the rocks, and the nation's breakthrough state law is under challenge in California. Also, a sunken oil rig causes a massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, and  for the past 70 years, either Labor or the Conservatives have ruled Britain.  This year might see a historic change.

Banner image: California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32) takes major steps toward cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images



Warren Olney