| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:16 AM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:20 AM
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:48 PM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:35 AM
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...
| May 31, 2014
| 7:48 PM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:10 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:42 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jun 17, 2014
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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:51 PM
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...