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  • DuPage County starts initiative to drop greenhouse gas emissions

    DuPage County starts initiative to drop greenhouse gas emissions
    In an effort to be cool and at the same time save a little green, the DuPage County Board Tuesday approved joining the Sierra Club's Cool Counties program. The stated goal of the initiative is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the county by 10...
  • Global warming opponents face a new inquisition

    Global warming opponents face a new inquisition
    How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. But how many people today can stop looking at their electronic devices long enough to even think about such things? Meanwhile,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hogan should veto 70 mph limit

    Hogan should veto 70 mph limit
    The article, "Maryland traffic fatalities hit 66-year low" (March 24), was good news for Maryland motorists, but that may all change if Gov. Larry Hogan signs legislation to increase speed limits on Maryland interstates and expressways to 70 miles per...
  • Assembly utility committee chair goes on controversial junket

    Assembly utility committee chair goes on controversial junket
    The leader of a powerful state Assembly committee that oversees utilities and telecommunications last week traveled to Singapore for an Easter break "study trip" sponsored by a nonprofit foundation that's financed by business, labor and environmental...