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  • Proposed Cove Point plant is an outdated concept for a facility Maryland doesn't need [Letter]

    Proposed Cove Point plant is an outdated concept for a facility Maryland doesn't need [Letter]
    The proposed liquid natural gas export terminal at Cove Point is a 2004 idea, the year it was first proposed. It requires overturning the national fuels export ban, ignoring new information about the potency of methane emissions and would represent a $3.8...
  • Climate change's day in court [Editorial]

    Climate change's day in court  [Editorial]
    It came as no surprise to hear that certain U.S. Supreme Court justices hold misgivings about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulating greenhouse gas emissions from power plants — and potentially other stationary sources. In arguments...
  • Volcanoes slowed global warming, report says; it won't last

    Volcanoes slowed global warming, report says; it won't last
    An unusual swarm of volcanic eruptions over the last 14 years may be partially responsible for the slowing of global warming, a new report suggests. The 17 eruptions from 1998-2012 pumped sulfur dioxide into Earth’s upper atmosphere, where it...
  • Offshore wind turbines could weaken hurricanes, study finds

    Offshore wind turbines could weaken hurricanes, study finds
    Massive wind turbines that could dot the horizon from Ocean City within a few years could affect more than the power grid -- they might offer some protection from hurricanes, a study has found. The idea is that the turbines' rotation saps some of the...
  • Scientific theory is 'settled science'

    In "Global warming isn’t 'settled science,'" Charles Krauthammer argues that there is no such thing as a scientific fact. (Commentary, Feb. 24) He suggests that any scientific theory might be overturned at any time, so we should not have any...
  • Polluter fees could be annual source of bullet train money

    Polluter fees could be annual source of bullet train money
    SACRAMENTO -- California’s bullet train project would receive additional funding every year from the state greenhouse gas reduction program under proposed legislation from Gov. Jerry Brown. The measure would annually direct one-third of cap-and-...
  • It's International Polar Bear Day: What you can do to help

    Happy International Polar Bear Day! The polar bear conservation group Polar Bears International, has set aside Feb. 27 as a special day to celebrate those furry white giants of the North, and to remind the public that it is not too late to help them....
  • Gov. Jerry Brown wants polluters' fees to help fund high-speed rail

    Gov. Jerry Brown wants polluters' fees to help fund high-speed rail
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown wants long-term funding for California's high-speed rail project to come from the state greenhouse gas reduction program, expanding his commitment to the $68-billion project despite an ongoing legal battle. His plan...
  • Global warming puts us on thin ice [Letter]

    Thank you for expressing editorial concern about global warming ("Climate change's day in court," Feb. 26). It is ridiculous that the EPA (or anyone else) is even thinking of allowing any new fossil fuel powered plants, pipelines or fracking. Ice-core...
  • Carbon tax is the answer [Letter]

    Carbon tax is the answer [Letter]
    In response to the editorial, "Climate change's day in court" (Feb. 26), it does seem that court cases on climate change result in very slow actions. After all, it has been almost seven years since the ruling in Massachusetts v. EPA stating that EPA has...
  • McConnell says liberal California billionaire just like the Kochs

    McConnell says liberal California billionaire just like the Kochs
    WASHINGTON —  As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid resumed his polemic against the Koch brothers Tuesday, Republicans were quick to respond, noting they are not the only ones with a generous billionaire in their corner. The debate on the Senate...