| Feb 6, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The groundhog popped his head up here in Orlando, and now we are getting six years of commuters' hell on Interstate 4.
Chris Kyle: war hero, patriot, Christian, good with guns, selfless, family man, independent Texan — everything the leftists hate...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:28 AM
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...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 6:30 AM
The political clash over climate change has entered new territory that does not involve a massive oil pipeline or a subsidy for renewable energy, but a quaint federal chart that tries to nudge Americans toward a healthy diet.
The food pyramid, that 3-...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 12:21 PM
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 -...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 4:49 AM
As we fearlessly — or fearfully — march toward winter's peak, people inevitably turn to weather forecasts to try to anticipate when roads will be treacherous, whether offices and schools may be closed, and how much they'll have to shovel...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:14 PM
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...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 2:56 PM
U.N. talks on slowing climate change were threatened with collapse on Saturday after China clashed with the United States and led emerging nations to reject a compromise outline of an agreement.
With talks already in overtime because of deadlock after...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:48 PM
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made an impassioned plea on Thursday for all nations to work for an ambitious U.N. deal next year to fight climate change, saying time was running out to reverse a course "leading to tragedy."
He also took aim at...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 9:00 PM
For 32 years I've been advocating a major tax on petroleum. I've got as much chance this time around as did Don Quixote with windmills. But I shall tilt my lance once more.
The only time you can even think of proposing a gas tax increase is when oil...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Overall rainfall amounts in the Los Angeles region will remain the same in coming decades, according to a new study that examined the effects of a warming climate on Southern California precipitation.
The third in a series of UCLA studies on the...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 10:03 AM
President Obama is finally trying to make good on his 2008 campaign promise to heal our warming planet and calm our rising seas. His administration will soon release a regulation that will force Florida to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 38 percent...