RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Global Warming

A collection of news and information related to Global Warming published by this site and its partners.

Top Global Warming Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • Ocean acidification triggered devastating extinction, study finds

    Ocean acidification triggered devastating extinction, study finds
    Ocean acidification triggered by massive volcanic eruptions helped cause the worst mass extinction in the history of life on Earth, according to a new study. The findings, published in the journal Science, shed light on the dangers of rising ocean...
  • Alaska's yellow cedar considered for endangered protection

    An iconic Alaska tree may warrant protection as a threatened or endangered species due to climate warming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday. The agency will begin a status review of yellow cedar, a tree revered and used by Native...
  • NY public housing to receive $100 million in energy upgrades

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro are announcing $100 million in investments to make New York City public housing more energy efficient. De Blasio said Thursday in Brooklyn that the series of contracts...
  • Hogan should veto 70 mph limit

    Hogan should veto 70 mph limit
    The article, "Maryland traffic fatalities hit 66-year low" (March 24), was good news for Maryland motorists, but that may all change if Gov. Larry Hogan signs legislation to increase speed limits on Maryland interstates and expressways to 70 miles per...
  • A drought to-do list for Gov. Jerry Brown

    To the editor: Here are a few suggestions that Gov. Jerry Brown could implement to reduce water usage while maintaining his popularity: - Stop all fracking with water. - Stop the commercial bottling of water in California. - Replace grass with...
  • Scientists seek source of giant methane mass over Southwest

    Scientists are working to pinpoint the source of a giant mass of methane hanging over the southwestern U.S., which a study found to be the country's largest concentration of the greenhouse gas. The report that revealed the methane hot spot over the...
  • Daughter of Earth Day founder banned from global warming work in Wisconsin

    Daughter of Earth Day founder banned from global warming work in Wisconsin
    A Wisconsin board has banned its employees from working on global warming issues on state time in what's become a bitter feud between a Republican board member and Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson's daughter. The three-member Board of Commissioners of...
  • Electric cars, clean air: Garcetti outlines vision for a 'sustainable' L.A.

    Electric cars, clean air: Garcetti outlines vision for a 'sustainable' L.A.
    Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday released a broad-ranging plan that outlines his vision for environmental goals and programs in Los Angeles over the coming decades. The 105-page booklet — simply titled, in a play on words, “the pLAn”...
  • Push for cleaner stoves in poor countries to cut pollution

    Every evening, hundreds of millions of Indian women hover over crude stoves making dinner for their families. They feed the flames with polluting fuels like kerosene or cow dung, and breathe the acrid smoke wafting from the fires. The smoke, containing...
  • Ask Tom: Who, if anyone, coined "weather forecast"?

    Dear Tom, You wrote that Wallace Broecker invented the term "global warming." Who, if anyone, coined "weather forecast"? — Frank Johnson Dear Frank, Columbia University geologist and oceanographer Dr. Wallace Broecker, a native of Oak Park who...
  • Don't believe the radical Green Party -- Chicago needs a pipeline

    This is in response to “Chicago at heart of crude transport; U.S.: 437,000 barrels pass through area daily; data aid discussions on rail safety” (Page 1, April 4). This Tribune story regarding the large volume of crude-oil rail shipments...