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  • Douglas C. Lyons: The Keys still hold the key to address sea-level rise

    Five years ago this December, I took a "climate-change" tour of the Florida Keys. It wasn't the most idyllic of excursions, even if it was time well spent away from the office. Seeing the impact rain and high tide can have on the Keys was eye-opening....
  • Eric Garcetti endorses funding mass transit with cap-and-trade revenue

    Eric Garcetti endorses funding mass transit with cap-and-trade revenue
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined two leading state Senate Democrats on Friday to support a plan to invest the state's cap-and-trade revenue in mass transit and affordable housing.  "This is smart legislation," Garcetti said, "because it would...
  • New EPA standards are vital to the bay's future health [Letter]

    New EPA standards are vital to the bay's future health [Letter]
    As a resident of Howard County I am excited about the landmark federal standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency ("Carbon rules can work," June 2). This week, the EPA proposed the first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution from power...
  • Hyundai, Kia ranked greenest automaker in U.S.

    Hyundai, Kia ranked greenest automaker in U.S.
    Hyundai has upset Honda for the title of the Greenest Automaker in the United States, according to the latest ranking by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), an independent nonprofit organization. The Korean automaker and its sister brand Kia have...
  • Bay acidification requires immediate action [Commentary]

    Bay acidification requires immediate action [Commentary]
    It's no secret that the health of the Chesapeake Bay has been in peril for decades, but ocean acidification poses what may be the greatest threat to the oyster population of the bay. Sadly, for most people this will go unnoticed. It's not like the obvious...
  • Obama acts to curb carbon

     Obama acts to curb carbon
    Rousing the public to do something about the growing federal debt is not easy. The dangers it poses are distant and vague. The immediate effects are not apparent. Any measure to cut deficits looks trivial next to the scale of the problem. Doing nothing is...
  • Brien Comerford, Glenview

    Brien Comerford, Glenview
    Age: 53 Writing letters since: 1994 Life story in 50 words or less: Grew up in Chicago with parents and two older sisters. Graduated from Notre Dame High School; attended Loyola University Chicago. Went to work for the Cook County government as a...
  • While our planet melts, GOP pleads ignorance

    It is irreversible now. And there's a word that should get everybody's attention. Last month, two groups of scientists, publishing separately in the journals Science and Geophysical Research Letters, issued reports that came to alarmingly similar...
  • Wasting cap-and-trade money on the bullet train

    As one who voted for California's high-speed train in 2008 but has since lost faith in its current design, route and budget, I feel that a better use of some of those cap-and-trade funds to reduce greenhouse gas emissions would be to finally set up a...
  • EPA strikes a blow for the planet

    EPA strikes a blow for the planet
    The debate over reducing carbon dioxide emissions to combat global warming brings us to the truth: Saving money is more important than saving the planet. In its shortsightedness, big business — led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce — will...
  • Obama climate rule promises early health benefits

    Obama climate rule promises early health benefits
    By targeting the nation's biggest sources of heat-trapping pollution, President Barack Obama is seeking to help forestall droughts, floods and other disasters that are projected to become more frequent, intense and expensive as the global climate changes....