Next president must continue Obama’s progress on clean energy

So much of America’s future is at stake in the 2016 presidential election. But let’s focus for a moment on just one area — energy and the environment — where the Obama administration has made startling progress that could be reversed if either of the GOP front-runners becomes president.

Uruguay pledges 95% electricity from clean energy

In less than 10 years Uruguay has slashed its carbon footprint from the world, making the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy look simple and affordable and giving the delegates in Paris a lesson of the importance of strong-decision making.