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  • Stop Kicking Canada Around On Keystone Pipeline

    Fixated as we Americans are on Canada's three most attention-getting exports — polar vortexes, Alberta clippers and the antics of Toronto's addled mayor — we've somewhat overlooked a major feature of Canada's current relations with the...
  • San Francisco's bus wars are a proxy fight against gentrification

     San Francisco's bus wars are a proxy fight against gentrification
    Commuter buses are usually pretty noncontroversial. Governments like them because they get single-passenger cars off the road and reduce air pollution. And riders like them because they can relax on the way to and from work and save on gas and other...
  • A climate change of heart by the European Union?

    Confronted by rising energy costs and international competition, the European Union's executive body has recommended relaxing rules on renewable energy with a plan that doesn't hold specific nations responsible for specific targets. The EU's member states...
  • Deficit reduction drops as a public priority, new poll shows

    WASHINGTON -- For the first time since President Obama took office, reducing the federal deficit has slipped as a priority for most Americans, particularly his fellow Democrats, according to a new in-depth study of public attitudes. That shift...
  • 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...