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  • L.A. Basin methane emissions found up to 61% higher than estimates

    A new study that used a mountaintop sensor to measure air pollution in the Los Angeles Basin found emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, are up to 61% higher than government estimates. The study published Monday in the journal Atmospheric...
  • After the vote and the veto, the Keystone XL pipeline could make a comeback

    The U.S. Senate launched its first great debate of 2015 this week, on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from the tar sands of Alberta to the refineries of Texas. Predictably, the rhetoric was apocalyptic. “I think XL stands for...
  • Plug-in vehicles outpacing hybrids in market acceptance

     Plug-in vehicles outpacing hybrids in market acceptance
    A long time ago, in an auto world far far away, two vehicles got plugged into the automotive marketplace. It is December 2010, and the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle joins the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid in a front that would forever change the automotive...
  • Climate change represents the gravest threat to civilization

    Climate change represents the gravest threat to civilization
    Ever think how climate change and rising temperatures could endanger our society and our atmosphere? Climate change is a problem that is not only continental but also universal. It has been a serious problem for most of the countries in the world....
  • Ask Tom: What happened to ice age speculation in 1970s?

    Dear Tom, In the 1970s concern about the Earth's changing climate was focused on a coming ice age. Now it is about global warming. What should I believe? — T. Reyes, Schaumburg Dear T., It's difficult to assess climatic shifts objectively when...
  • Republicans, Nebraska court ship pipeline decision back to Obama; deliberations in 6th year

    Congressional Republicans and Nebraska's Supreme Court have shipped the Keystone XL oil pipeline project right back to a reluctant President Barack Obama. Obama is so loath to make the call that deliberations have entered their sixth year, nearly as long...
  • All benefit from gas tax that pumps cash into economy

    For 32 years I've been advocating a major tax on petroleum. I've got as much chance this time around as did Don Quixote with windmills. But I shall tilt my lance once more. The only time you can even think of proposing a gas tax increase is when oil...
  • A double blow to Obama's oil pipeline resistance: Court and House undercut opposition

    In a double blow, the newly empowered Republican-led Congress and the Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday undercut President Barack Obama's opposition to the long Keystone XL oil pipeline. But the White House, which issued a veto threat earlier in the week,...
  • California's bold attack on climate change

    California's bold attack on climate change
    California is moving toward its goal of generating a third of its electrical power from solar, wind and other renewable sources by 2020, as promised five years ago by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. But Gov. Jerry Brown isn't about to settle for that...
  • Sen. Kirk clarifies view on climate change

     Sen. Kirk clarifies view on climate change
    After criticism from environmental groups, Sen. Mark Kirk said Thursday that climate change is real and human activity contributes to it. The Illinois Republican issued a statement after Environment & Energy Daily reported Thursday on remarks Kirk...
  • California first in US to break ground on bullet train, aiming to link a cleaner-energy state

    California broke ground Tuesday on its $68 billion high-speed rail system, promising to combat global warming while whisking travelers between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than three hours. The bullet train project, the first in the nation to...