Gas prices are soaring globally day by day. These prices majorly depend on speculation in the market, renewable alternatives and nuclear energy. However, according to www.money.cnn.com gasoline prices in the United States are still lower than many other Latin American and European countries.
It only makes sense that this week's Green Report focus on
the environment and the Obama administration after his joint session of
Congress address on Tuesday. The Pres has some big ideas to help the
environment. In fact, his top priority was energy, which includes
producing more renewable energy and reducing America's dependence on
oil from the Middle East. Woo hoo!
I checked our weather here yesterday and was shocked to see that we were under a Fire Weather Watch. We were experiencing strong, dry winds and the humidity was very low. Its like seeing Partlly cloudy with a chance of afternoon fire storms. This must be what it is like to live in Southern California.
Out of the devastation of the Australian fires, one uplifting photograph has ... well, caught fire. Victorian firefighter David Tree spotted a koala ambling around a scorched forest and stopped to help. Normally grumpy anti-social creatures, the koala was grateful for water that David provided - as signaled by an extended paw.