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  • 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...
  • Pope Francis goes green

    Pope Francis goes green
    Pope Francis, after a visit to the Philippine city destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in 2012, plans to publish an edict that scientists are right about global warming and Christians have a moral obligation to reduce greenhouse gases. The papal encyclical is...
  • Standing in the way

    Sen. Tim Kaine wants Virginians to believe he is, as he says, a "pro-pipeline senator" and someone who supports the continued production of carbon-based fuel to satisfy the nation's energy appetite. However, by voting against the Keystone XL Pipeline on...
  • U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges

    U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges
    A landmark agreement on climate change between the U.S. and China, the world's top two polluting nations, faced immediate challenges from experts who warned that it would require an overhaul of China's economy and from Republicans in Congress who vowed to...
  • 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...
  • Scientists: Human activity has pushed Earth beyond 4 of 9 'planetary boundaries'

    At the rate things are going, the Earth in the coming decades could cease to be a "safe operating space" for human beings. That is the conclusion of a new paper published Thursday in the journal Science by 18 researchers trying to gauge the breaking...
  • Congress must control 'rogue' EPA

    I appreciate Tom Bennett's letter to the editor ("Obama's policies wage war on affordable energy"). In it he challenges the "global warming congregation" belief that "the science is settled" and 2014 was the "warmest in recorded history." Science is...
  • Pope on Charlie Hebdo: There are limits to free expression

    Pope on Charlie Hebdo: There are limits to free expression
    Pope Francis said Thursday there are limits to freedom of expression, especially when it insults or ridicules someone's faith. Francis spoke about the Paris terror attacks while en route to the Philippines, defending free speech as not only a...
  • Obama's move to cut methane emissions may hinge on the economy

    As President Obama tries to build an enduring legacy on climate change, he is finding that the biggest obstacle in his path may not be his many critics in Congress or lawsuits from oil companies but the precarious state of the economy. That much was...