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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • When are we going to get serious about climate change? [Letter]

    When are we going to get serious about climate change? [Letter]
    In his ardent defense of the natural gas industry, letter writer Robert C. Erlandson worries that "economic progress" — by which he means the Cove Point LNG project — may be stifled by "environmental zealots" ("Study LNG exports but decide...
  • The new Inquisition

    What if you believed that the planet might not have warmed up the last two decades, even though carbon emissions reached all-time highs? Or, if the earth did heat up, you thought that it was not caused by human activity? Or, if global warming were the...
  • Ride to lower costs for LNG-run trucks rockier than expected

    VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Just over a year ago, Canadian trucking firm Bison Transport took a bet on a potentially game changing technology, buying 15 big rigs powered by liquefied natural gas. The privately-held company was attracted by the promise of a...
  • For the sake of future generations, Cove Point must be stopped [Letter]

    For the sake of future generations, Cove Point must be stopped [Letter]
    Thank you for covering the controversy regarding the proposed Dominion liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility at Cove Point ("Calvert County Cove Point opponents, supporters flood state with comments," April 3). The Cove Point project has far-...
  • James River Coal files for bankruptcy protection

    James River Coal files for bankruptcy protection
    Richmond-based James River Coal Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after struggling with a steep drop in prices and demand for both thermal and steel-making coal. James River shares plunged 41 percent to 42 cents in extended trading on...
  • Encourage lawmakers to act on climate change

    During a U.S. Senate all-nighter on climate change, Sen. Bill Nelson's statement that Florida is ground zero for sea level rise is a clear sign that he understands the urgency of addressing global warming. Given the PR campaign by the energy industry to...
  • March 28 Letters: Medicaid, climate change

    Free market solution Perhaps a good compromise over the current Medicaid expansion stalemate in the General Assembly would be to lobby Congress to repeal the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. The act requires hospitals to treat persons...
  • Volcanoes greater threat than global warming

    Consensus is not science, thus global warming is still not proven. Earth has bigger problems. There are three major threats to civilization — two super volcanoes and one active one. One super volcano is beneath Yellowstone National Park and...
  • Letters: The IPCC's wake-up call

    Re "Climate change here and now," Editorial, April 1 The reality of global warming isn't disputed: It's clearly for real, and it will get worse if we don't act now. Because all of us are affected, it would seem to be a time for cooperation across...
  • April 5 Letters: Saint Mary Star of the Sea School

    Editors' note: On Saturdays this month, the Daily Press is featuring letters to the editor from students at Saint Mary Star of the Sea School in Hampton. For information on how a Peninsula-area school might participate in a similiar letter-writing...
  • Make clean energy a priority [Letter]

    Make clean energy a priority [Letter]
    The Sun recently had a fantastic mix of articles. U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer fears that giant wind turbines proposed in Somerset County could jeopardize the future of Naval Air Station Patuxent River, an economic engine for the state ("Hoyer, O'Malley at...