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  • Newport News cuts emissions, regional commission launches new website

    As world leaders discussed climate change in New York City last week, the city of Newport News reported on its effort to reduce greenhouse gases in its fleet. The city converted its 27th vehicle to propane in February, helping contribute to a fleet...
  • The fight against non-carbon dioxide greenhouse gasses

    To the editor: The Times highlights the need to reduce short-lived climate pollutants to fully tackle global warming. California has a long history of leadership in this area. ("What about those other greenhouse gases?," Editorial, Sept. 22) For...
  • Climate change fears spur divestment on fossil fuels

    In the run-up to a United Nations summit this week aimed at combating climate change, a small but growing number of multimillion-dollar investors are demanding more aggressive steps to wean countries from fossil-fuel consumption. The fledgling...
  • Obama calls for more aggressive fight against climate change

    President Obama on Tuesday called on both emerging economies and world powers to take more aggressive steps to slow climate change, saying "nobody gets a pass” on addressing the foremost challenge of the century. In brief remarks at the U.N....
  • Plan to disburse climate change funds challenged by Bay Area officials

     Plan to disburse climate change funds challenged by Bay Area officials
    Bay Area public officials are challenging a state plan to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to fight climate change by cleaning the air in some of California's poorest and most polluted communities, most of which are in Southern California. The...
  • Norway to pay Peru $300 million for forest-based emissions reductions

    (Reuters) - Norway plans to spend as much as $300 million to support a program in Peru to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the destruction of the world's fourth largest tropical forest, the two countries announced on Tuesday. Norway pledged to pay...
  • U.N. climate summit sets goals to save forests, use clean energy

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A United Nations summit on climate change agreed on Tuesday to widen the use of renewable energy and raise billions of dollars in aid for developing countries in an effort to increase the prospects for a wide-ranging deal to...
  • Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]

    Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]
    George Mason University research, released jointly with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, shows that roughly three quarters of Marylanders understand that climate change is a threat to our health, homes, businesses and natural resources, and...
  • South Florida birds at risk from global warming

    The bald eagle, roseate spoonbill and many other South Florida bird species face a high risk of decline from global warming, according to a study released Tuesday by the National Audubon Society. Higher temperatures and changing rainfall patterns are...
  • What about those other greenhouse gases?

    The U.N. Climate Summit that starts Tuesday is a precursor to the Paris climate conference scheduled for next year. No treaty will come out of the summit in New York, which is more of a brainstorming and cheerleading session. But here's one topic we'd...
  • Let's make a climate deal, California

     Let's make a climate deal, California
    It has been almost 25 years since the United States joined much of the world in Rio de Janeiro and tentatively agreed to do something to reduce the pollutants associated with global warming and other climate disruption. Since then, though, the U.S. has...