News bites: Climate change and the classroom

The New York Times looks at new, voluntary standards for teaching students about climate change and other scientific topics.

The Washington Post examines what rising carbon dioxide levels means for blue crabs and other creatures in the Chesapeake Bay.


“Over the next 75 to 100 years, ocean acidification could supersize blue crabs, which may then eat more oysters and other organisms and possibly throw the food chain of the nation’s largest estuary out of whack,” the paper reports.

ABC News travels to the spot where Exxon’s Pegasus pipeline ruptured in Mayflower, Ark.

Bloomberg reports on an oil discovery in Norway’s North Sea. Recent finds that have “rekindled" interest in new exploration there, the story notes.