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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Are we taking the drought seriously enough?

    Are we taking the drought seriously enough?
    To the editor: I got a postcard from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power last week informing me how to conserve electricity during hot summer months. Good to know, despite the absence of an electricity shortage. ("L.A's water ruler, DWP chief...
  • Illinois is losing jobs because of fracking delays

    Illinois is losing jobs because of fracking delays
    When the General Assembly started drafting a bill two years ago to allow for fracking, international firm Kimmeridge Energy hired 65 people to work on land acquisition here. Rock formations of New Albany Shale throughout jobs-starved southern Illinois...
  • Promise of a 'clean coal' future far from reality

    MEREDOSIA, Ill. In 2003, President George W. Bush unveiled plans for the world's first zero-emissions coal plant, a project that would serve as a global showcase of America's ability to reduce carbon emissions from fossil fuels. This FutureGen plant...
  • FEMA sends preliminary flood maps to Palm Beach County

    FEMA sends preliminary flood maps to Palm Beach County
     UPDATE: The Federal  Emergency Management Agency said Thursday that the  the digital maps of the preliminary Palm Beach County flood zone were mailed the day after the paper maps were mailed. "The county and communities are free to post them on their...
  • Rejects Idea Of Global Warming

    In the face of colder winters and a cool summer plus no global warming in 17 years, I found the letter "Real Action On Climate Change," calling changes in the Earth's climate one of the gravest dangers we face, to be inexplicable. Since carbon dioxide...
  • 'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead

    'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead
    The sickly whale that was spotted swimming erratically in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay for the past week was found dead Thursday afternoon along the shore of St. Julien's Creek in Chesapeake. The Stranding Response Team of the Virginia...
  • More medics urgently needed to fight West Africa Ebola: experts

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hospitals battling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa desperately need more staff, as local doctors leave their posts and foreign doctors are reluctant to come forward, medical experts said during an online debate on...
  • Epidemics and the global village

    The agitating Ebola emergency has captured headlines. There are some who undoubtedly assume that this kind of epidemic is unusual. However, localized epidemic disease has been a part of the biological system of the planet since the origin of life....
  • Environmental groups must be more representative

    The environmental movement needs to diversify. A recent study of environmental organizations casts a spotlight on this problem."The current state of racial diversity in environmental organizations is troubling," concludes the report by Professor...
  • More review needed on climate change

    I read Thomas J. Kerr's climate change retort ("The time to debate climate change is over"), proclaiming in a letter to the editor that anthropogenic climate change is a scientific given. Yet he also stated that man-made climate change is a "broadly...
  • The 'false narrative' of global warming

    Scientific fact: There has been no increase in the world's average temperature over the last 17 years. The people who have been so successful in advancing the progressive-communist agenda by using the global warming farce have switched gears to try to...