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  • U.S. joins other nations in deforestation accord at UN summit

    U.S. joins other nations in deforestation accord at UN summit
    Moving to halt a powerful contributor to climate change, the United States has joined more than 110 corporations, civil society groups and governments to launch a global initiative to reduce deforestation sharply over the next 15 years, with the goal of...
  • Are toll lanes elitist or progressive?

    Are toll lanes elitist or progressive?
    Allowing motorists to speed to work past clogged lanes of traffic, if they’re willing to pay thousands of dollars a year, could be seen as a way to raise money for other transit projects that benefit the public widely, or as the opposite: using...
  • Plan to boost clean energy in the California desert released

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California and the federal government on Tuesday released an ambitious plan to combat climate change by accelerating the building of large renewable energy projects in the state's sun-soaked desert while setting aside millions of...
  • Mississippi complaints could signal trouble for Obama's global warming plans

    WASHINGTON If the response from top Mississippi politicians to President Barack Obama's central plan to combat global warming is emblematic, Republican-run states could wage a fierce fight against the administration's proposed rule to slash carbon...
  • Democrat Mark Pryor struggles to hold Senate seat in Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Jay Gadberry has always voted for Sen. Mark Pryor, a Democrat, despite his own moderately conservative leanings. After all, the two attended college together. Pryor even flew back to Arkansas when Gadberry's oldest daughter was killed...
  • Crist and Scott should be talking about climate change

    Crist and Scott should be talking  about climate change
        Our two gubernatorial candidates have spent most of their time and countless millions slinging mud at each other the past months. We hear a lot about how Charlie Crist supposedly was taking his marching orders from Ponzi schemer Scott...
  • Droughts likely to be new normal for California

    Whether viewed from a dry-as-dust ground level or from a sky-high planetary perch, the ongoing drought in California is remarkable. As this slow-moving meteorological disaster intensifies, burning forests, fallowed agricultural fields and critically low...
  • California drought and climate warming: Studies find no clear link

    California drought and climate warming: Studies find no clear link
    Global warming contributed to extreme heat waves in many parts of the world last year, but cannot be definitively linked to the California drought, according to a report released Monday. The third annual analysis of extreme weather events underscored...
  • West Coast warming linked to naturally occurring changes

    West Coast warming linked to naturally occurring changes
    Naturally occurring changes in winds, not human-caused climate change, are responsible for most of the warming on land and in the sea along the West Coast of North America over the last century, a study has found. The analysis challenges assumptions...
  • Seattle imposes fine for too many food scraps in the garbage

    Seattle imposes fine for too many food scraps in the garbage
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle residents who throw too many pizza crusts, coffee grounds and uneaten leftovers in their regular garbage will now face a fine, in one of the toughest mandatory composting efforts in the country, officials said on Tuesday....
  • The Princeton, domino, and Wyllie: Letters

    Defending the Princeton Opponents of the project, The Princeton at College Park, have condemned the density of the proposed apartment complex and the increased traffic the development's future tenants would add to Edgewater Drive and surrounding...