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  • Scientists examine mysterious rise in East Coast sea levels

    Scientists examine mysterious rise in East Coast sea levels
    A few years ago, in 2009 and 2010, a string of unexplained floods and unusually high tides struck the East Coast. There was no easy explanation. No hurricane. No winter storm. But the waters kept spilling across the shoreline — from North Carolina's...
  • Global warming debate heats up

    Global warming debate heats up
    Evidence that the global warming debate is a controversial and often hot issue was demonstrated last week by a heated local debate on the subject at a local synagogue that raised more than a few temperatures. The venue was Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor in...
  • Polluter fees in California could boost state budget, analysts say

    California could generate much more revenue from fees on polluters than Gov. Jerry Brown expects, legislative analysts say in a report released Thursday. Administration officials have estimated $1.7 billion in revenue from the fees by June 30, 2016, the...
  • Alaska's warm year is a bad sign for the climate

    To the editor: The article reporting the record warm year in Alaska sounds like a weather story. It's not. A good chunk of Alaska is part of the Arctic, global warming's canary in the coal mine. ("Alaska's toasty temperatures in 2014 worry observers,"...
  • With State of the Union, Obama sets agenda ... for 2016 election

     With State of the Union, Obama sets agenda ... for 2016 election
    Few if any of the domestic policy proposals President Obama talked about in his sixth State of the Union speech stand much chance of landing on his desk to be signed into law, but they've already begun to have an impact in another arena: shaping the...
  • Pope Francis goes green

    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...
  • NYC to begin banning restaurant plastic foam containers

    NYC to begin banning restaurant plastic foam containers
    New York City will move to the forefront of a growing environmental trend by banning food establishments from using plastic foam containers starting this summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced Thursday. De Blasio's mayoral ban will...
  • Will EPA rules raise Orlando area's utilities bills?

    Will EPA rules raise Orlando area's utilities bills?
    Utilities this year are bracing for proposed cuts in emissions of carbon dioxide, a pollutant blamed for global warming. What it means for consumers — some say it could hike electric bills — is so far unclear. The U.S. Environmental...
  • 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...
  • State aims for 'zero' waste, but goal is far off

    State aims for 'zero' waste, but goal is far off
    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...
  • Light and heavy forecasts for this new year

    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...