Snippets from the news
• White House influenced EPA to deny California waiver.
• Huge renewable-energy co. will invest $8 billion in U.S. wind power.
• Iceland resumes whaling.
• Newest hurricane study: they’ll be less frequent, more intense in a warming world.
• Tokyoites least eco-minded of big-city dwellers.
• Kansas gov. vetoes coal bill yet again.