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  • Carbon dioxide, despite the EPA's word games, is profoundly Earth-friendly

    In a thinly disguised assault on coal and hydrocarbons, the Obama Administration would have us believe that carbon dioxide (CO2) is a threat to life itself. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, a recent study by my company for the American...
  • China and US agree, time to tax CO2 pollution into submission

    The leaders of the United States and China are right: it is worth the effort to reduce CO2 emissions. President Obama made that commitment in November as part of a U.S.-China agreement to adopt measures limiting greenhouse gas emissions over the coming...
  • Warming up your engine by idling does not help your car

    Warming up your engine by idling does not help your car
    We've all heard the idea: In winter, your car needs a little time to warm up before you can drive it. And that's why across the United States, people who live in cold and snowy places and especially those whose cars have remote starters often fire up...
  • The forecast: Blowing hot? Cold? Only Gov. Brown knows

    Jerry Brown, who has blown hot and cold over the years, seems to have settled down. But you never know .... Throughout Gov. Jerry Brown's record-length political career, we've never known quite what to expect. What's real and what's not? He has blown...
  • State plan would help nuclear plants by punishing carbon-based providers

    State plan would help nuclear plants by punishing carbon-based providers
    Illinois governmental agencies Wednesday issued a report proposing ways to prop up Exelon's ailing nuclear power plants, citing the economic and environmental impact that closing those plants could have on the state. The agencies suggested programs...
  • NYC to begin banning restaurant plastic foam containers

    New York City will move to the forefront of a growing environmental trend by banning food establishments from using plastic foam containers starting this summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced Thursday. De Blasio's mayoral ban will...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mary Nichols has 'rock star' influence as top air quality regulator

    A meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown and Chevron executives was ending when an oil company official turned to Mary Nichols, California's top regulator for air pollution. There was only so much Chevron could do to meet the state's rules, he told her. "I...
  • Pope Francis goes green

    Pope Francis, after a visit to the Philippine city destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in 2012, plans to publish an edict that scientists are right about global warming and Christians have a moral obligation to reduce greenhouse gases. The papal encyclical is...
  • Light and heavy forecasts for this new year

    I offer my predictions for the new year. Some are serious, some are whimsical, most are heartfelt. They are not listed in order of importance. •With the help of U.S.-led coalition attacks on Islamic State, the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad will...