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  • SCC says climate change plan could mean billions in higher energy costs

    SCC says climate change plan could mean billions in higher energy costs
    Proposed federal rules meant to cut carbon emissions and address climate change would cost more than $6 billion to comply with in Virginia, according to a State Corporation Commission review that dubbed the rules "arbitrary, capricious, unsupported and...
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent

    Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent
    A trio of citizen scientists armed with measuring tools moved from one tree to the next to the next — from black willow to sycamore to white oak. First, they made sure the specimen was still living. Then they noted its species, spread measuring...
  • U.S. Arctic envoy looks to 1970s New York for inspiration

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As he contemplates dealing with crumbling shores, melting ice and other changes in the rapidly changing Arctic, Admiral Robert Papp looks back at the rough and tumble New York City of the 1970s for inspiration. Papp, who became the...
  • Brazil protects giant swathe of Amazon rainforest

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The Brazilian government said on Tuesday it has put an environmentally rich area of the Amazon rainforest under federal protection, creating a reserve larger than the U.S. state of Delaware. The new reserve, called Alto Maues,...
  • Obama putting problems in perspective

    In Dana Summers' cartoon (Perspective, Oct. 18), President Barack Obama is beset by cartoon figures representing Ebola, ISIS, the border, etc. Obama responds with a big smile saying, "Let's talk about global warming!" The implication is that if Obama...
  • California looks to curb methane emissions

    WASHINGTON Pressure is growing on regulators in California and Washington, D.C., to crack down on methane, a greenhouse gas that's 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide and is accelerating the warming of the planet. Methane, the main component of...
  • Dan Esty Says Climate Change Deal Needs Grassroots Push

    Dan Esty Says Climate Change Deal Needs Grassroots Push
    After two decades of international meetings on climate change have failed to reach consensus, the environmental world is beginning to sense a change in direction. The impacts of climate change no longer are being projected, they are being observed and...
  • The Environment: Cloudy With A Chance Of Clearing

    The Environment: Cloudy With A Chance Of Clearing
    Connecticut's environment has changed enormously over the past four centuries. What can we expect over the next 50 years? More change, and not all of it for the better. Indeed, if history is any indicator, and it might well be the best indicator, we...
  • Good billionaire vs. bad billionaire won't solve climate change

    To the editor: I agree with hedge-fund billionaire Tom Steyer that global warming is a critical issue. But I don't think we'll solve this crisis via a billionaire-vs.-billionaire grudge match, with him trying to shout down the Koch brothers from the...
  • Environmental Groups Bash Foley on Climate Change

    Environmental Groups Bash Foley on Climate Change
    Officials of two Connecticut environmental groups condemned Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley's lack of a position on the causes of climate change Friday. The activists called global warming "a critical issue for our environment and our economy...
  • Gubernatorial Candidates Spar On Campaign Financing, Climate Change

    Gubernatorial Candidates Spar On Campaign Financing, Climate Change
    NEW LONDON — The three candidates for governor battled each other on clean government, state spending and climate change Thursday in the fifth debate of the election season. On the topic of clean elections, Republican nominee Tom Foley attacked...