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  • UN official: China-US climate pact 'heartening' but short of what's needed

    UN official: China-US climate pact 'heartening' but short of what's needed
    A deal between China and the United States to combat global warming is "heartening" although it falls short of the action needed to avert the worst impacts, the head of the U.N. panel of climate scientists said on Wednesday. China said 2030 would be...
  • Republicans vow EPA fight as Obama touts China climate deal

    Republicans vow EPA fight as Obama touts China climate deal
    Republican congressional leaders on Wednesday wasted no time in criticizing what they called President Barack Obama's "one-sided" climate deal with China, using the announcement to declare war on the administration's plan to use executive actions to...
  • Robert Craves dies at 72; Costco co-founder started higher ed nonprofit

    Robert Craves dies at 72; Costco co-founder started higher ed nonprofit
    Robert Craves, an executive who helped start wholesale giant Costco before launching a philanthropy to help disadvantaged students attend college, died of cancer Nov. 5 in Bellevue, Wash. He was 72. His death was announced by College Success Foundation,...
  • Lester Snow is the answer man on the water bond

    Lester Snow is the answer man on the water bond
    Californians, you just voted yourselves a $7-billion-plus water bond measure. What happens now? Lester Snow can draw you the map of water needs and detail the money being spent. He's navigated state waters for years in a multitude of jobs, among them head...
  • Downtown boat parade returning to Hampton River

    HAMPTON — Downtown's Lighted Boat Parade is returning to the Hampton River on Dec. 6. The event where Yuletide meets high tide will be held along a stretch of the river near the Hampton piers, just off Settlers Landing Road. Boaters from...
  • Voters entrusted climate policy to climate change denier

    Voters entrusted climate policy to climate change denier
    People who voted for the GOP in the congressional elections this week may be surprised to learn they chose a militant climate change denier to oversee federal efforts to deal with climate change. The widespread expectation is that, when Republicans take...
  • Does the early winter storm prove that global warming is a myth?

    Does the early winter storm prove that global warming is a myth?
    We’ve been hearing warnings about it for the past week, and now it’s happening. The promised arctic blast that would cripple the rest of the country has struck. It’s all over the news, and you’ve probably begun hearing from...
  • Connecting city kids to health care careers

    Connecting city kids to health care careers
    Trevor entered my 11th grade Baltimore biology class without a strong science background. He didn't know what the heart did, what cells were or why DNA was important. Yet two months later, he wrote one of the best essays in the class comparing...
  • The founder of the environmental movement had Baltimore roots

    The founder of the environmental movement had Baltimore roots
    Rachel Carson's three lyrical books on the sea made her an acclaimed author, but 1962's "Silent Spring" — the title conjuring a world without birdsong — made her a heroine. Her clear passages describing DDT and chemical contaminants'...
  • Need to outsmart a wily coyote? FWC offers help

    Need to outsmart a wily coyote? FWC offers help
    Coyote experts will be available Thursday to answer questions at a community forum hosted by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission to help people beleaguered by the animals, which have snatched pets and stray cats in College Park. The two-...
  • County responds to questions, concerns about Devil's Gate project

    County responds to questions, concerns about Devil's Gate project
    Speaking in La Cañada before a skeptical and at times argumentative audience, Los Angeles County Department of Public Works officials on Nov. 6 completed the last leg of a brief informational tour of the final Devil’s Gate Dam sediment removal...