Exxon Valdez Oil Disaster 15 Years Later

President Obama has used his trip to Alaska to thrust climate change to the forefront by putting the state’s liquefying glaciers and sinking villages on graphic display. [Yahoo News]

The next phase of California’s clean energy leadership will face a set of bills in the State Assembly that would substantially expand the state’s existing clean energy programs. [Vox]

The proposed Shenhua coalmine in New South Wales that is being financed by a Chinese state-owned company faces legal challenge over risk to koala population. [The Guardian]