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  • 'Ecodistricts' discussed for new Baltimore developments

    'Ecodistricts' discussed for new Baltimore developments
    It's hard to see a benefit in a high-profile redevelopment project being delayed four years, but Caroline Moore has found one. Moore, the lead developer for the 28-acre State Center project, said the setback caused by a lawsuit — which was...
  • EPA's clean power plan will boost economy, create jobs

    GREEN BAY, Wis. In early June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a long-term plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants. The agency describes its Clean Power Plan as a "common-sense" way to reduce risks to public...
  • Berkeley may consider gas pump warnings about global warming

    Berkeley may become the first city in the nation to require warning stickers on gas pumps that inform consumers that the state has concluded that CO2 emissions contribute to global warming. A citizens panel — the Community Environmental Advisory...
  • Like Keystone in the US, Canada's pipeline to Pacific is high-voltage politics

    The Canadian government's decision Tuesday to approve the $7 billion Northern Gateway pipeline from the tar sands of Alberta to the coast of British Columbia does not guarantee that the pipeline will be built in the end or that Prime Minister Stephen...
  • EPA to make President Obama's big move on climate change

    EPA to make President Obama's big move on climate change
    When the Obama administration unveils its much-anticipated proposal to curb power plant emissions, this cornerstone of the president's climate change policy — the most significant environmental regulation of his term — will not be declared...
  • Pollution, global warming pose risk to Galápagos Islands

    Pollution, global warming pose risk to Galápagos Islands
    Cavorting in the ocean with sociable seals is a stirring experience, and because of this, I don't know a traveler who doesn't have the Galápagos on his or her bucket list. Even though Charles Darwin's living laboratory is 600 miles from the nearest land...
  • How the insurance industry sees climate change

    Twenty years ago, I interviewed Frank Nutter, then and now president of the Reinsurance Assn. of America, on the threat climate change posed to the $2-trillion-plus global property and casualty insurance industry. "It is clear," he said back then, "that...
  • GOP pleads ignorance while our planet melts [Commentary]

    GOP pleads ignorance while our planet melts [Commentary]
    It is irreversible now. And there's a word that should get everybody's attention. Last month, two groups of scientists, publishing separately in the journals Science and Geophysical Research Letters, issued reports that came to alarmingly similar...
  • Finding fault with the EPA

    The Natural Resources Defense Council's Frances Beinecke finds it so difficult to defend the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's claim that its new carbon dioxide regulations will save consumers money and their jobs that she prefers to criticize the...
  • Carbon tax is the rational choice [Letter]

    Carbon tax is the rational choice [Letter]
    I agree with Ned Tillman's commentary ("Reducing carbon emissions has practical benefits," June 12) touting the health and economic virtues of replacing coal-fired power with non-fossil sources, which is one likely outcome of the new EPA rules announced...
  • Obama gets standing ovations at UC Irvine commencement

    Obama gets standing ovations at UC Irvine commencement
    President Obama on Saturday challenged the 2014 graduating class of UC Irvine to build on the legacy of the Orange County campus, which was among the first to show that man-made chemicals were harming the atmosphere. Speaking to more than 30,000 in...