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Global Warming

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  • 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...
  • Raise Gas Tax $1, Cut Social Security Tax

    Raise Gas Tax $1, Cut Social Security Tax
    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...
  • Republican action on climate could protect coastlines and the economy

    Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently stated that he "couldn't be angrier" about EPA regulations designed to limit emissions from coal-fired power plants. So why not enact a better policy? When the Republican Party takes control...
  • Five Myths About Weather Forecasting

    Five Myths About Weather Forecasting
    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...
  • 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...
  • Talk of the County: Reader, cameras have eyes on Waukegan drug dealing

    Editor’s Note:┬áTalk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (847) 249-7265 or email countytalk@stmedianetwork.com. Can’t fix stupid I...
  • Obama's move to cut methane emissions may hinge on the economy

    As President Obama tries to build an enduring legacy on climate change, he is finding that the biggest obstacle in his path may not be his many critics in Congress or lawsuits from oil companies but the precarious state of the economy. That much was...
  • Reducing methane is a wise short-term win

    Reducing methane is a wise short-term win
    For too long, carbon dioxide has dominated the discussion of greenhouse gases; for the most part, it has been the discussion. That gas, emitted by the burning of fossil fuels, is, after all, the biggie in terms of volume. But this single-minded approach...
  • Speak Out Dec., 8, 2014

    The Bears should be banned from national TV. They are embarrassing our great city! Hey, that game Thursday night was emBEARrassing !! Linda from Crete It used to be that your neighbor would be aware for you. Now, you have to be aware of your neighbor....
  • Speak Out for Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

    What I don’t understand is that the law for “hands free” has been in effect for almost one year and, yet, people still drive talking and texting on their phones. I like the people who hold phones in their hands with the speaker on. You&...