A Tragicomic Take on Cape Wind – NYTimes.com

More than 10 years later, the offshore project is still not up and running, although it has passed some regulatory hurdles and survived a few legal challenges from locals who oppose the project. The long controversy is now the focus of a documentary, “Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle,” which opened on Friday in Washington after showings in Boston and a sprinkling of film festivals.

Go on Vacation, Help Reverse Deforestation

Patagonia—a region at the southern end of South America—is probably one of the most beautiful places in the world, with striking mountain regions, ice sheets, volcanoes, and pond-dotted plains, among other geographical marvels. The Chilean section of Patagonia is also home to some of the world’s worst deforestation, which is particularly troubling when you realize…