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Global Warming

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  • 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...
  • Flood, drought risks must be managed, with or without climate change

    In one case a major metropolis was flooded within hours, leaving thousands homeless, millions without power, transportation and businesses shut down, and a mass human crisis. In the other case, three years of sunshine and blue skies have left water...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Eat more plants to reduce your carbon footprint

    Environmental Nutrition: Eat more plants to reduce your carbon footprint
    More and more studies reveal that the best diet for the environment -- and for you -- is one packed with plants and light on animal foods. This is intuitive, as it takes fewer resources -- water, fossil fuel, acreage -- to cultivate plant foods, such as...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In diminishing numbers, Franciscan nuns push ahead with environmental activism

    ST. LOUIS You wouldn't necessarily know they were nuns. After all, the women who pray at a vacant former Phillips 66 lot in suburban Bridgeton have been forced recently to bundle up in heavy coats that obscure any religious paraphernalia. But twice a...
  • Ten worst regulations of 2014

    As 2014 comes to a close, it is enveloped in red tape. From the breakfast table to the night light, government regulators invaded nearly every moment of our lives. Here's our take on the 10 worst examples of the past year: 10. Federal Censorship...