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Global Warming

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  • EPA Administrator Makes A Hartford Homecoming

    EPA Administrator Makes A Hartford Homecoming
    HARTFORD — Gina McCarthy was one of the last people ever to walk into the Phoenix Auditorium on the fifth floor of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection offices here. And McCarthy, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection...
  • Top US Climate Change Negotiator to Speak at Yale Tuesday

    U.S. Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern will be speaking at Yale University Tuesday amid new reports that the United States is considering making a major contribution to a fund to help poor nations combat the threat of global warming. Stern's Yale...
  • Tom Steyer's climate change crusade focuses on midterm races, for now

    Tom Steyer's climate change crusade focuses on midterm races, for now
    Tom Steyer wants to save the planet, but first he wants to know about the U.S. Senate race in Iowa. Seated in a hotel coffee shop, with a packet of data in his lap, he bursts with questions for the political strategists arrayed around the table: How...
  • Better, greener batteries can power U.S. to greener future: New Voices

    In 2012, George Crabtree's team at the Joint Center for Energy Storage was awarded $120 million to reach the goal of the 5-5-5 plan: Offer five times the performance of today's batteries at a fifth of today's cost within five years. The batteries are...
  • Cutting greenhouse gas emissions should be our highest priority

    Thanks for your Tribune reporter Julie Wernau’s thorough and informative article on Clean Line Energy Partners and its plan to build transmission lines from the wind-rich Great Plains states to where electricity is needed, including Illinois...
  • Industry Group Sues State, Says It Skipped Impact Study On Gas Expansion

    Industry Group Sues State, Says It Skipped Impact Study On Gas Expansion
    Heating oil dealers are suing the state's environmental agency for allegedly skipping a major impact review when it fast-tracked the Malloy administration's plan to expand the availability of natural gas in Connecticut. The lawsuit, filed Friday in...
  • Under fire, PUC chief Michael Peevey to leave

    Under fire, PUC chief Michael Peevey to leave
    SACRAMENTO — For more than a decade, Michael Peevey has held one of California's most powerful jobs, regulating electricity rates, company profits and energy supplies at most of the state's biggest utilities. On Thursday, amid calls for his removal,...
  • UCSB professor who helped create blue LEDs shares Nobel Prize

    A California scientist and two in Japan won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for a breakthrough invention that reduces global warming and brings light to areas of the world that are off the electrical grid. Shuji Nakamura of UC Santa Barbara shares...
  • Average fuel economy of new cars rises to record 24.1 mpg, EPA says

    Average fuel economy of new cars rises to record 24.1 mpg, EPA says
    New vehicles reached a record-high fuel economy in 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency reported. In its annual report on fuel economy and carbon-dioxide emissions, the federal agency said Wednesday that 2013 model year vehicles achieved an average...
  • Average fuel economy drops with lower gas prices, SUV popularity

    Average fuel economy drops with lower gas prices, SUV popularity
    While the automotive industry experiences robust sales growth, the measure for overall fuel economy went the other direction in the most significant decrease in three years. The average fuel economy of light duty vehicles sold in September dropped to...
  • Malloy Scores Points With Environmentalists While Foley Focuses On Other Issues

    HARTFORD — Since the start of this year, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has been scoring big points with Connecticut environmentalists. He's come down on the side of protecting glass eels, agreed to ban waste from natural gas fracking, backed clean...