With July comes the biggest cycling race in the world - Le Tour de France. As an avid biker, this annual summer event is one of my personal favorites. It appeals for a variety of reasons, including the perseverance racers have, the variety of terrain and landscapes the course travels, and the collective wave of success.
The nutrition label for a banana that’s pictured below is a familiar example of standardization; these labels provide transparent reporting based on established testing. Our society trusts this information, and uses it routinely for cooking and comparison shopping.
While many states in our region are national leaders in energy efficiency, there is always room for improvement as efficiency policies are increasingly central to state’s overall policy goals.