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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • Honda, Chevrolet give natural gas a push

    Honda, Chevrolet give natural gas a push
    Natural gas is the neglected stepchild of the alternative fuel vehicles industry. Used in some commercial truck fleets, municipal bus services and the occasional taxicab, the plentiful low-emissions fuel has never caught on in passenger cars —...
  • Communities going into power business to cut cost, carbon footprint

    Communities going into power business to cut cost, carbon footprint
    Sonoma County, which enticed Americans to forsake factory-made food for artisan wines and farmers market produce, now wants consumers to reconsider another everyday commodity. New on the menu: locally curated energy. The county is at the forefront...
  • Carbon Solution To Climate Change

    The Aug. 31 article "Bitter Dispute Over A Seawall" [Page 1] shows the natural human urge to protect oneself against threats, and how futile this is when it comes to global warming. We will see a lot of this is coming years and all of it will be similarly...
  • Changing your eating habits can help the environment

    Environmental Nutrition Sustainable food habits--practices that support a more environmentally and socially responsible food system--are a growing interest in our efforts to protect the environment and our communities from the potentially damaging...
  • Pumpkin spice lattes: A sinister plot revealed

      Pumpkin spice lattes: A sinister plot revealed
    Gird yourselves. The annual pumpkinization of America has begun. Though the calendar still reads August, coffee shops, bakeries and restaurants are already insisting that it be autumn in your mouth, so they're pumpkin-spicing lattes, pumpkin-cream-...
  • California lawmakers send governor a ban on single-use plastic bags

    The state Senate on Friday gave final legislative approval to a measure that would phase out single-use plastic bags in supermarkets, pharmacies and convenience stores as part of an effort to rid beaches and streets of litter. The measure, which now...
  • Does Antarctic sea ice growth negate climate change? Scientists say no

    In the blue half-light of the Antarctic autumn, a thin film spreads across the continent's coastal waters. It's an embryonic form of sea ice: a mush of microscopic crystals that floats on the dense, salty water of the Southern Ocean. As winter takes...
  • Nuclear power is indeed greener -- unless sea levels continue to rise [Letter]

    Nuclear power is indeed greener -- unless sea levels continue to rise [Letter]
    Commentator Dan Ervin's recent discussion of the region's need for nuclear power argues that green alternatives such as wind and solar power can't adequately meet our energy needs ("The nuclear option Aug. 26). He goes on to describe how green nuclear...
  • California has been well served by departing Steinberg and Pérez

    Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) will remain California Senate president pro tem for another month and a half, but for all practical purposes the end of the legislative session at midnight Sunday brings a conclusion to his six-year leadership of state...
  • Science gives us a way toward healthier planet

    Science gives us a way toward healthier planet
    Amid the heated rhetoric, let's look at the basic science of global warming: As solar energy comes down to Earth, some of that energy is reflected back toward space. But not all of the energy makes it out. A portion stays in the Earth's atmosphere because...
  • Rejects Idea Of Global Warming

    In the face of colder winters and a cool summer plus no global warming in 17 years, I found the letter "Real Action On Climate Change," calling changes in the Earth's climate one of the gravest dangers we face, to be inexplicable. Since carbon dioxide...