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  • India, wise up and clear the air

    India, wise up and clear the air
    What's the world's most polluted city? If you guessed Beijing, you're wrong. It's New Delhi, according to a World Health Organization study released this year. India disputes the results, claiming New Delhi's air is no dirtier than Beijing's (and much...
  • A Pacific Coast model for addressing climate change

    A Pacific Coast model for addressing climate change
    The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, is wrapping up Friday after 12 days of negotiations on global carbon emissions. Yet, even as we work through the complexities of an international agreement, it would be a mistake to miss the...
  • Climate negotiators in Peru 'did the bare minimum,' one critic says

    Climate negotiators in Peru 'did the bare minimum,' one critic says
    International negotiators in Peru agreed early Sunday on some essential building blocks for a global accord to address climate change, most notably an unprecedented agreement that all countries commit to cutting heat-trapping emissions. But the...
  • How realistic are the U.S.-China climate change goals?

    The newly announced landmark plans by the U.S. and China to limit their greenhouse gas emissions left open the question of how realistic the targets are. The plans feature a number of ambitious goals for each nation, but they face serious challenges. A...
  • California leaders vow to continue climate change action

    California leaders vow to continue climate change action
    California's political leaders pledged Monday to advance the state's landmark laws on climate change and fend off challenges from opponents such as oil companies. "We're just at the beginning," Gov. Jerry Brown said. "There's still lots of skeptics...
  • Yurok tribe hopes California's cap-and-trade can save a way of life

    Yurok tribe hopes California's cap-and-trade can save a way of life
    This winter, Yurok tribe forestry crews will be four-wheeling down muddy fire roads, hiking through steep, slippery brush and trekking across more than 20,000 acres of forest to count and measure trees. Instead of preparing to sell lumber, as it has...
  • Fossil fuel companies must adapt

    Fossil fuel companies must adapt
    Approximately 190 counties attended the recent U.N. Conference on Climate in Lima, Peru. On Dec. 7, The Morning Call published a good article in which it was stated that the "Lima meeting has to decide at least one basic issue: what the emissions...
  • Flood, drought risks must be managed, with or without climate change

    Flood, drought risks must be managed, with or without climate change
    In one case a major metropolis was flooded within hours, leaving thousands homeless, millions without power, transportation and businesses shut down, and a mass human crisis. In the other case, three years of sunshine and blue skies have left water...
  • 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...
  • 'Deniers' label misleading

    'Deniers' label misleading
    Concerning Clay Bennett's global warming denier cartoon, there are no global warming, a.k.a., climate change, deniers. There are, however, thousands of reputable scientists, who do not believe that climate change is caused solely by the emissions of CO2...
  • Green energy the clear moral choice

    Green energy the clear moral choice
    After reading the letter by Alex Epstein one must first ask if he is really serious? If indeed the use of fossil fuels have made "our lives better" and that is arguable, what of the billions living in poverty in western style mega-cities around the world?...