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Global Warming

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  • Carbon fee encourages new technologies

    Carbon fee encourages new technologies
    It's encouraging to read that Air Products, with its hydrogen fueling stations, is a technological leader in efforts to slow climate change, and that U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent supports Air Products by advocating alternative-fuel-vehicle tax credits. Dent...
  • Mum's the word on global warming at Wisconsin land agency

    Mum's the word on global warming at Wisconsin land agency
    If you've ever been to northern Wisconsin, you may have noticed it has trees. Lots of trees. Giant forests, in fact. They even have a name: the Northwoods. If you've been paying attention to environmental matters, you may have heard about global...
  • Richard Post, energy scientist and prolific inventor, dies at 96

    One night during World War II, Richard Post, a civilian scientist for the Navy, was summoned from his bunk in Hawaii by the legendary Adm. Chester Nimitz. The mission: Go immediately to Guam and help upgrade U.S. submarine sonar systems and train...
  • Sounding alarm for global warming unnecessary

    I appreciate Charles Micklosky's letter to the editor ("Global warming warnings not new"). In it he referenced to a 1922 article about disappearing arctic icebergs, seals and whitefish. It predicted many coastal cities would be uninhabitable due to sea...
  • Bethlehem can be an environmental leader

    The mayor of Bethlehem, in conjunction with the mayors of Allentown and Easton, signed a climate protection agreement with goals for reducing the cities' carbon emissions. Currently Bethlehem has made improvements mainly within the city government's own...
  • Seattle scientists link warm-water blob to severe weather patterns

    SEATTLE A gargantuan blob of warm water that's been parked off the West Coast for 18 months is part of a larger pattern that helps explain California's drought, Washington's snow-starved ski resorts and record blizzards in New England, according to new...
  • Researchers say permafrost carbon release will be gradual

    Frozen Arctic and sub-Arctic soil that thaws from global warming will add substantial amounts of carbon to the atmosphere in the form of greenhouse gases, accelerating climate change the rest of the century, but it won't come in a sudden burst,...
  • Who's responsible for climate change denial in Congress? The voters

    Who's responsible for climate change denial in Congress? The voters
    The adage "all politics is local" points to both a virtue and a flaw in the American system of democracy: It helps provide that every vote counts but also that regional cranks get an outsized voice in national, even global, issues. New research from...
  • New standards mean water heaters will cost more but save more energy

    New energy standards for water heaters may cost you the next time you have to replace yours. There's a silver lining, though: For most people, the water heaters should save enough in energy costs to more than make up the price difference. And the Earth...
  • The underwhelming case for Rand Paul

    The underwhelming case for Rand Paul
    Rand Paul is the Republican son of a longtime Republican House member, but let it never be said that he is not open-minded. In 2013, he confided to Sean Hannity, "I've been kind of disappointed, because honestly there were certain aspects of President...
  • Ocean acidification triggered devastating extinction, study finds

    Ocean acidification triggered devastating extinction, study finds
    Ocean acidification triggered by massive volcanic eruptions helped cause the worst mass extinction in the history of life on Earth, according to a new study. The findings, published in the journal Science, shed light on the dangers of rising ocean...