| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:03 PM
Since leaving the Huntington Beach City Council after his election to the state Assembly in November, Matthew Harper has been asking his constituents what state laws they would like him to try to create, modify or remove.
Harper (R-Huntington Beach),...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:59 PM
Dump all the arguments against Palm Beach County making extra money off its new trash plant.
The County Commission, acting as the Solid Waste Authority, again has delayed a decision on its own, sensible idea: to import garbage — almost all of it...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:05 PM
Two recent letters to the editor ridiculed predictions of global warming based on inaccurate snowfall forecasts. Rather than refuting climate change, the letters serve to underline a fundamental misunderstanding of climate science.
In predicting future...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:54 AM
Many people still don't buy into global warming, despite mounting scientific evidence that it's for real.
Among the loudest skeptics is Marc Morano, publisher of Climate Depot, who proclaims the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is “...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently stated that he "couldn't be angrier" about EPA regulations designed to limit emissions from coal-fired power plants. So why not enact a better policy? When the Republican Party takes control...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 4:09 PM
We have four children under our roof. It is hard not to think of their futures and what's in store for them upon the horizon. We have our own sustainable setup at home: recycling and reusing any and all available materials; eating and cooking healthy...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:45 PM
Congressional Democrats objected on Wednesday to controversial financial and political campaign provisions tucked into a $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill, keeping the risk of a government shutdown alive.
The complaints from House of Representatives...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Missing from John Fritze's summary of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address ("Obama turns populist in State of the Union speech," Jan. 21) are his comments on the greatest threat to future generations — climate change. I applaud...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:32 PM
To the editor: I couldn't agree more that we have to address our diet in order to solve the climate problem. Studies show that animal agriculture creates more greenhouse gas emissions than the transportation sector. ("Latest climate change battle may...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Few if any of the domestic policy proposals President Obama talked about in his sixth State of the Union speech stand much chance of landing on his desk to be signed into law, but they've already begun to have an impact in another arena: shaping the...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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...