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  • Rubio fiddles while Miami sinks

    Here's a novel idea. Since president of the United States is not only the most important job in this country, but also the most powerful on the planet, doesn't it make sense to require an IQ test before anybody can run for that office? Of course, it does....
  • Memo to Stanford: Don't attack coal, attack carbon — with a tax

    Last week, Stanford's Board of Trustees announced that the university would not directly invest funds from its endowment in coal mining companies. Even the strongest advocates of this action acknowledge that it is a symbolic gesture with little direct...
  • New EPA rule seeks to cut carbon emissions 30% by 2030

    New EPA rule seeks to cut carbon emissions 30% by 2030
    The Obama administration will seek to cut greenhouse-gas emissions from existing power plants 30% by 2030, potentially one of the biggest steps any country has ever taken to confront climate change, people familiar with the plan said Sunday. Seen as the...
  • 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....
  • The EPA's greenhouse gas rule may be too flexible

    Here's some irony for you: By trying to make its new greenhouse gas proposal less draconian for states and power companies, the Environmental Protection Agency may have made it more vulnerable to a lawsuit -- by states and power companies. A legal...
  • A step in the right direction toward curbing global warming

    President Barack Obama has decided to use an Environmental Protect Agency ruling to start action against global warming. On an issue so important, congressional action would have been preferable, but Congress does not act these days;  its members posture,...