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Global Warming

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  • California's bold attack on climate change

    California's bold attack on climate change
    California is moving toward its goal of generating a third of its electrical power from solar, wind and other renewable sources by 2020, as promised five years ago by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. But Gov. Jerry Brown isn't about to settle for that...
  • 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&...
  • Import trash, don't export added millions

    Import trash, don't export added millions
    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...
  • Protecting Alaskan wilderness

    Protecting Alaskan wilderness
    Based on the reactions of Alaska Republicans, one might think that President Barack Obama had decided to unilaterally ban guns and snowmobiles from the 49th state instead of merely proposing to upgrade the protected status for certain federally-owned land...
  • Talk of the County: Reader, cameras have eyes on Waukegan drug dealing

    Editor’s Note:┬áTalk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (847) 249-7265 or email countytalk@stmedianetwork.com. Can’t fix stupid I...
  • New Assemblyman Harper pursues residents' ideas: global-warming, bag-ban repeals

    New Assemblyman Harper pursues residents' ideas: global-warming, bag-ban repeals
    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),...
  • 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-...
  • Obama policies wage war on affordable energy

    Since the modestly attended September climate march in New York, several folks have been inspired to write letters blaming mankind and, of course, Republicans for climate change. Bulletin: There are people on both sides of the aisle who either accept or...
  • January's first — and probably only — 40-degree day

    Despite January's reputation as winter's coldest month, in Chicago a January with at least one day at or above 40 degrees is the rule rather than the exception. The city's temperature data reveal that 94 Januarys out of 100 deliver at least one 40-...
  • 2014 was warmest year on record, scientists say

    2014 was warmest year on record, scientists say
    For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday. Both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA calculated that in 2014 the world had its hottest year in 135 years of...
  • How hot was it? 2014 was Earth's warmest year on record, data show

    How hot was it? 2014 was Earth's warmest year on record, data show
    The average surface temperature on Earth was higher in 2014 than at any time since scientists began taking detailed measurements 135 years ago. The 1.4-degree Fahrenheit rise since 1880 confirms long-term warming patterns and renewed alarm about changes...