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  • Kerry tells rich, poor to make climate deal to avoid 'tragedy'

    Kerry tells rich, poor to make climate deal to avoid 'tragedy'
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made an impassioned plea on Thursday for all nations to work for an ambitious U.N. deal next year to fight climate change, saying time was running out to reverse a course "leading to tragedy." He also took aim at...
  • In global climate talks, some major polluters drag their feet

    Recent commitments by the world's major polluters to cut emissions have added fresh momentum to international climate talks, but foot-dragging persists among the next tier of polluters, including India, Brazil, Canada and Australia. Representatives of...
  • India, wise up and clear the air

    India, wise up and clear the air
    What's the world's most polluted city? If you guessed Beijing, you're wrong. It's New Delhi, according to a World Health Organization study released this year. India disputes the results, claiming New Delhi's air is no dirtier than Beijing's (and much...
  • Getting through the lobster feast as a vegan

    Getting through the lobster feast as a vegan
    On Sunday, four days into my monthlong vegan diet, I went to dinner with dear friends – 10 people who’d planned for many weeks to share a Chinese seafood feast. Could I make an exception (a.k.a. cheat)? my son asked. I cannot say that wasn&...
  • A Pacific Coast model for addressing climate change

    The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, is wrapping up Friday after 12 days of negotiations on global carbon emissions. Yet, even as we work through the complexities of an international agreement, it would be a mistake to miss the...
  • Light and heavy forecasts for this new year

    I offer my predictions for the new year. Some are serious, some are whimsical, most are heartfelt. They are not listed in order of importance. •With the help of U.S.-led coalition attacks on Islamic State, the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad will...
  • Purple Line changes receive attention on city transit survey

    Purple Line changes receive attention on city transit survey
    Evanston city officials are looking at working with the Chicago Transit Authority on a pilot program in 2015 extending the hours of the Purple Line Express service – a need which arose in a number of comments in a recent city survey of local transit...
  • Will EPA rules raise Orlando area's utilities bills?

    Will EPA rules raise Orlando area's utilities bills?
    Utilities this year are bracing for proposed cuts in emissions of carbon dioxide, a pollutant blamed for global warming. What it means for consumers — some say it could hike electric bills — is so far unclear. The U.S. Environmental...
  • Latest climate change battle may center on food pyramid

    Latest climate change battle may center on food pyramid
    The political clash over climate change has entered new territory that does not involve a massive oil pipeline or a subsidy for renewable energy, but a quaint federal chart that tries to nudge Americans toward a healthy diet. The food pyramid, that 3-...
  • Climate negotiators in Peru 'did the bare minimum,' one critic says

    International negotiators in Peru agreed early Sunday on some essential building blocks for a global accord to address climate change, most notably an unprecedented agreement that all countries commit to cutting heat-trapping emissions. But the...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Eat more plants to reduce your carbon footprint

    Environmental Nutrition: Eat more plants to reduce your carbon footprint
    More and more studies reveal that the best diet for the environment -- and for you -- is one packed with plants and light on animal foods. This is intuitive, as it takes fewer resources -- water, fossil fuel, acreage -- to cultivate plant foods, such as...