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  • With State of the Union, Obama sets agenda ... for 2016 election

     With State of the Union, Obama sets agenda ... for 2016 election
    Few if any of the domestic policy proposals President Obama talked about in his sixth State of the Union speech stand much chance of landing on his desk to be signed into law, but they've already begun to have an impact in another arena: shaping the...
  • Roundabout is urged for Carpentersville

    Roundabout is urged for Carpentersville
    Based on input from surveys, residents and stakeholders and an analysis of the area, members of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning would recommend a roundabout for the intersection at Washington and Main streets in Carpentersville. Members...
  • Lawmakers take step toward fulfilling state climate change goals

    Lawmakers take step toward fulfilling state climate change goals
    State lawmakers are preparing a sweeping package of bills that would fulfill several of Gov. Jerry Brown's climate change objectives by increasing California's reliance on renewable energy and alternative transportation fuels. The proposals would also...
  • GOP challenges Obama over flood risks from climate change

    WASHINGTON Underscoring the political challenges President Barack Obama faces as he presses ahead to combat climate change, eight Republican senators are contesting the legality of his Jan. 30 directive toughening floodplain standards for new federal...
  • Stick to fuel economy targets

    Stick to fuel economy targets
    In Detroit, the talk at the annual North American International Auto Show last week was how falling gasoline prices have spurred the public's appetite for bigger vehicles. The not-so-well concealed subtext was this: a desire by auto executives to see a...
  • A cap-and-trade proposal for Virginia

    A proposal by Del. Ron Villanueva, R-Virginia Beach, to help pay for Hampton Roads’ efforts to cope with rising sea levels, looks a bit like a turn to old GOP idea – but could mean a firing up of the climate change wars in Richmond, when the...
  • State aims for 'zero' waste, but goal is far off

    State aims for 'zero' waste, but goal is far off
    Trucks start lining up to dump their loads at Baltimore's Quarantine Road landfill before the gates open in the morning. Throughout the day, trash-compactor trucks, dump trucks and tractor-trailers stream into the waste burial ground on Hawkins Point...
  • Fossil fuel companies must adapt

    Fossil fuel companies must adapt
    Approximately 190 counties attended the recent U.N. Conference on Climate in Lima, Peru. On Dec. 7, The Morning Call published a good article in which it was stated that the "Lima meeting has to decide at least one basic issue: what the emissions...
  • Putting a lid on methane from cattle

    The $1.1-trillion omnibus spending bill signed by President Obama contains many giveaways to Wall Street, casinos and the coal industry. But the ones that might do the most severe damage long-term have to do with, of all things, the digestive systems of...
  • Staying warm is a matter of degrees

    Staying warm is a matter of degrees
    Not that you need to stay warm this week, considering temps have climbed into the 80s. But there's sure to be some cold days ahead. In case central heat isn't available, here are some suggestions on how to warm up - by a certain number of degrees -...
  • With Congress in the way, is action against global warming possible?

    To the editor: Kudos for your editorial on the disastrous effects of methane on our fragile ecosystem and for pointing out that curtailing these emissions could "buy the planet some time" as we move toward a more comprehensive reduction of greenhouse...