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  • White House calls Broward County a `Climate Action Champion'

    The White House declared Broward County one of 16 local “Climate Action Champions” on Wednesday because of its commitment to reduce air pollution and prepare for rising seas.  The designation means the county will get “facilitated...
  • Obama, Mitch McConnell start anew to warm up their relationship

    President Obama and soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell staged their first White House one-on-one since the midterm election shifted control of the Senate to Republicans, opening a new chapter Wednesday in what has been a cool and distant...
  • Asteroids, asteroids will rock you, Queen guitarist warns

    It’s never too early to worry about asteroids wiping out life on Earth. So say the folks who’ve been fretting for decades over just such a scenario -- among them, Queen guitarist-astrophysicist Brian May. They think it’s time all...
  • Florida state lawmakers should fight EPA's dangerous economic plan

    Florida state lawmakers should fight EPA's dangerous economic plan
    President Obama is finally trying to make good on his 2008 campaign promise to heal our warming planet and calm our rising seas. His administration will soon release a regulation that will force Florida to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 38 percent...
  • Forks Township compressor foes get tips on how to press fight

    About 50 Forks Township residents were given a ray of hope Wednesday evening by representatives of environmental watchdog groups that oppose increased capacity at a compressor station used to move natural gas through pipelines. Speaking at the...
  • Sen. Kevin De León leading delegation to Peru on climate change

    State Senate leader Kevin De León (D-Los Angeles) will head a delegation of California officials attending a weeklong conference on climate change starting Sunday in Lima, Peru. De León will be accompanied to the United Nations Framework Convention on...
  • Peru climate change talks slowed by clashes of rich and poor nations

    International climate talks in Lima, Peru, are entering their final week, with few hints of whether a newfound optimism that marked the start of negotiations will ultimately translate into an agreement that would rein in climate change. Convened by...
  • Chicago City Council ethanol bill has been a bounty for lobbyists

     Chicago City Council ethanol bill has been a bounty for lobbyists
    Major U.S. industries have lined up heavy hitting lobbyists over influential Ald. Ed Burke's proposal to require scores of Chicago gas stations to offer fuel with higher levels of ethanol. The battle has been brewing for months, pitting big...
  • New Zealand invests $60 million in Skokie-based LanzaTech

    New Zealand invests $60 million in Skokie-based LanzaTech
    Skokie-based LanzaTech closed its fourth round of funding Monday with a $60 million investment by the New Zealand government. LanzaTech plans to revolutionize ethanol production with its gas-eating microbe which converts waste gases into useful chemicals...
  • Holding one's breath, GOP style

    Holding one's breath, GOP style
    Last month, the Obama administration announced tougher Clean Air Act rules intended to reduce ground-level ozone, the chief component of the smog that plagues the Baltimore-Washington area and much of the nation. With at least half the pollution blowing...
  • What universities really can do to fight climate change: A new proposal

    The movement to force university endowments to divest their holdings in fossil fuel companies -- coal, oil and gas -- has some obvious shortcomings: For one thing, the effort is relatively painless, since it's unlikely that the endowment returns will be...