| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:08 PM
WASHINGTON -- Nearly half of Democrats favor granting a permit for the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, according to a poll released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.
The $5.3-billion pipeline, which...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:34 AM
A single sentence in a corporate filing by Chipotle had lovers of the burrito chain in a frenzy Wednesday morning over whether Chipotle would stop serving guacamole because of global warming.
In a paragraph on pricing, the company said that because of...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
President Obama entered office promising to restore the sanctity of science. Instead, a fresh war against science, statistics and reason is being waged on behalf of politically correct politics.
After the Sandy Hook tragedy, the president attempted to...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Anti-fracking advocates repeatedly interrupted Gov. Jerry Brown’s speech at the California Democratic Convention in Los Angeles on Saturday, chanting and waving signs as he gave his first major speech since declaring his intention to run for...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Don't expect a wholesale rush on the part of climate change skeptics or deniers to embrace the idea that human beings are responsible for global warming. Expect instead a slow melting of resistance as scientists turn up the heat.
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| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:14 PM
WASHINGTON-- You could look at it as a filibuster without the bill.
After the last round of votes concludes Monday night, 28 senators plan to talk the night away in series of speeches delivered on the chamber floor, focused on climate change.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Scientists have determined when the climates of numerous locations around the world will shift to a new, hotter normal as a result of higher greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study released Wednesday in the journal Nature.
The tropics appear most...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Runaway litigation is destroying America, to be sure, and ordinarily the last thing anybody should welcome is another lawsuit, especially one that seems to be aimed at silencing criticism of a public figure.
Penn State climate scientist Michael Mann...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Recent findings indicate that instead of a meat-heavy diet, you're better off focusing on plants--whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and soy.
People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Scientists have struggled to explain a recent slowdown in the rise of global surface temperatures while skeptics have seized on the 15-year lull to cast doubt on the science of climate change.
A new study offers one explanation of where much of the heat...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:18 PM
There may be a blanket of white covering the ground right now, but Naperville is thinking green.
The city has signed on to the Cool Cities Program, a Sierra Club initiative that, since 2006, has encouraged energy efficiency and the use of renewable...