News bites: Solar flight’s impact, World Bank climate warning and more

The Washington Post’s Innovations blog examines the implications of a solar-powered airplane that flew from California to Washington, D.C.

“Solar Impulse’s flight across America could unlock the future potential of solar energy,” the piece states.

Reuters unwraps a new World Bank report that explores how global warming threatens developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa and South and Southeast Asia.

The New York Times looks at why natural gas prices are increasingly untethered from oil pricing worldwide.

Discover magazine asks, “How opposed to nuclear energy are liberals?”

Politico reports that a Tuesday House hearing showed that “even if the debate over climate change is largely settled in much of the scientific community, it’s still alive in the halls of Congress.”