| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Our two gubernatorial candidates have spent most of their time and countless millions slinging mud at each other the past months.
We hear a lot about how Charlie Crist supposedly was taking his marching orders from Ponzi schemer Scott...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Global warming contributed to extreme heat waves in many parts of the world last year, but cannot be definitively linked to the California drought, according to a report released Monday.
The third annual analysis of extreme weather events underscored...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Naturally occurring changes in winds, not human-caused climate change, are responsible for most of the warming on land and in the sea along the West Coast of North America over the last century, a study has found.
The analysis challenges assumptions...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Defending the Princeton
Opponents of the project, The Princeton at College Park, have condemned the density of the proposed apartment complex and the increased traffic the development's future tenants would add to Edgewater Drive and surrounding...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 3:09 PM
As world leaders discussed climate change in New York City last week, the city of Newport News reported on its effort to reduce greenhouse gases in its fleet.
The city converted its 27th vehicle to propane in February, helping contribute to a fleet...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:12 PM
To the editor: The Times highlights the need to reduce short-lived climate pollutants to fully tackle global warming. California has a long history of leadership in this area. ("What about those other greenhouse gases?," Editorial, Sept. 22)
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:50 PM
I saw an Internet meme that asked the question, why is giving more money to public schools "throwing money" at the problem, but giving more money to charter schools and private schools is "investing" in the future?
There are undoubtedly problems in...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Bay Area public officials are challenging a state plan to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to fight climate change by cleaning the air in some of California's poorest and most polluted communities, most of which are in Southern California.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Each year, more than 3,000 wildfires burn about 130,000 acres across Florida, threatening the lives of Floridians, as well as their homes and businesses. The men and women of the Florida Forest Service, in partnership with local firefighters, bravely risk...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:47 PM
One of the unchanging laws of reality is the law of unintended consequences — well-meaning actions will often have unforeseen, disastrous effects. Somehow, politicians in Washington never got this memo. Too often, they combine good intentions with...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:52 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An international day of action on climate change brought hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets of New York City on Sunday, easily exceeding organizers' hopes for the largest protest on the issue in history.