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  • Rachel Marsden: Is Chinese strategy the key to defeating Islamic State?

    PARIS -- While the U.S. and its allies are struggling to figure out how to stop the Islamic State from metastasizing throughout the Middle East and beyond, China has been conspicuously absent from the containment efforts. Given that China is the largest...
  • John Muir's legacy questioned as centennial of his death nears

    John Muir's legacy questioned as centennial of his death nears
    John Muir is the patron saint of environmentalism, an epic figure whose writings of mystical enlightenment attained during lone treks in California's wilderness glorified individualism, saved Yosemite and helped establish the national park system. As...
  • The argument for a nature preserve and park at Banning Ranch

    I'm writing on behalf of the Banning Ranch Conservancy in response to a full-page ad by Newport Banning Ranch LLC on page A14 of the Oct. 26 edition of the Daily Pilot. Specifically, the statement of concern in the ad is: "Industrial sites don't clean...
  • Time to act on climate change

    Time to act on climate change
    The UN-sponsored Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently warned that we must drastically reduce our dependence on fossil fuels if we are to avoid irreparable damage to the planet. Ocean acidification, desertification and melting polar ice...
  • Better oversight needed for agencies caring for severely disabled youth

    Better oversight needed for agencies caring for severely disabled youth
    As statewide leaders in advocating for the health and well-being of children involved with the child welfare system, members of the Coalition to Protect Maryland's Children (CPMC) were dismayed to hear about the death of Damaud Martin in a licensed...
  • Scientists Press For Climate Change Action

    Scientists Press For Climate Change Action
    With this week's release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Synthesis Report, scientists from across the world lit another torch of urgency for climate action. Three previous working group reports from the climate change panel went...
  • Warner Bros. CEO Issues Memo on Layoffs: 'These Changes are Challenging'

    Warner Bros. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Tsujihara announced in a company-wide memo that layoffs at the film and television studio will begin Tuesday. Variety first reported that staffing cuts will begin this week, and are expected to...
  • Cable Under Fire: Plunge in Ratings Could Spell Trouble for Top Nets

    Steve Burke is not an executive prone to exaggeration. If anything, the NBCUniversal CEO is known for his understated style in public settings. So when Burke made a blunt statement about ratings growth potential for the Peacock's domestic cable...
  • Who Are the Winners and Losers in Pay TV's Unbundled Future?

    The pay-TV bundle is a gigantic iceberg that's slowly melting. As Internet-video options proliferate, consumers will have a growing list of reasons to stop paying $90 or more per month for multichannel television. And the jockeying is now under way among...
  • Electric utilities on right track with clean nuclear energy

    Despite its doubters and opponents, nuclear power is here to stay. In the next decade, at least two new nuclear plants will begin operating in Florida. And the use of nuclear power will increase nationally and worldwide. The recent performance of U.S....
  • Obama, in latest climate move, pledges $3 billion for global fund

    President Barack Obama on Friday pledged a $3 billion U.S. contribution to an international fund to help poor countries cope with the effects of climate change, putting the issue front and center of the G20 Leaders Summit in Australia. The large size...