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  • White House emphasizes impact of climate change on public health

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled a long list of actions ranging from corporate and academic partnerships to community programs to highlight the health impacts of climate change. Tech giants such as Google and Microsoft will conduct...
  • Cherokee students, state experts talk renewable energy

    Cherokee students, state experts talk renewable energy
    Cherokee Elementary School students have been learning about renewable energy by researching the best sources for Lake Forest — and state leaders are taking note. After fourth-graders from the school wrote a letter about their research to State...
  • Ted Cruz compares climate change activists to 'flat-Earthers'

    Ted Cruz compares climate change activists to 'flat-Earthers'
    OK, so Ted Cruz said something, and we went back and forth about whether or not we should address it because it's just baffling. But then we figured, yes, even the baffling things deserve some sort of response. In an interview with The Texas Tribune,...
  • Can Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz deal with climate change?

    Can Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz deal with climate change?
    There is no denying it: Climate-change deniers are in retreat. What began as a subtle shift away from the claim that man-made global warming is not a threat to the planet has lately turned into a stampede. The latest attempt to deny denial comes from...
  • 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...
  • Modi blames changing lifestyles for India's rising pollution

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday blamed the changing lifestyles that have come with India's economic development for rising pollution levels that have given the country some of the world's dirtiest air. With his government rolling out a new air...
  • As water runs dry, Californians brace for a new way of life

    As water runs dry, Californians brace for a new way of life
    His lawn was thick, healthy and gorgeous, and Mike Duran was in love. "It was so green. It was so lush," he said. But the relationship had financial issues. Watering the grass cost about $1,200 every other month in this drought-stricken state. "The...
  • Study: Minnesota converted most wetlands between 2008-2012

    Minnesota converted more wetlands into farmland than any other state when crop prices spiked between 2008 and 2012, according to a new study by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers. About 250,000 acres, or nearly 400 square miles, were converted...
  • A drought to-do list for Gov. Jerry Brown

    To the editor: Here are a few suggestions that Gov. Jerry Brown could implement to reduce water usage while maintaining his popularity: - Stop all fracking with water. - Stop the commercial bottling of water in California. - Replace grass with...
  • Ask Tom: Who, if anyone, coined "weather forecast"?

    Dear Tom, You wrote that Wallace Broecker invented the term "global warming." Who, if anyone, coined "weather forecast"? — Frank Johnson Dear Frank, Columbia University geologist and oceanographer Dr. Wallace Broecker, a native of Oak Park who...
  • Time for another massive California water project

    Time for another massive California water project
    To the editor: The California drought is not simply the state's problem. It's a national problem and most likely an international problem, as California is one of the most important food-producing regions in the world. ("Brown orders California's first...