News bites: More on Obama EPA, DOE picks

Yahoo News takes a look at why the confirmation for President Obama's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency might be a long slog.

Obama's choice to head the Energy Department sees natural gas as a "bridge" fuel to widespread adoption of clean energy, The Washington Post explains.

Inside Climate News reports that new science education standards set to be released this month will make climate change part of public school curriculum.

NBC News explores how global warming is carving out new Arctic shipping lanes.

India set a target of producing 17,000 megawatts of wind power by 2017, according to the Economic Times.