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  • Food composting helps reduce greenhouse gases

    At Bethlehem City Council's Environment Committee meeting on Feb. 17, there was talk about the city's success in meeting the goals of the mayor's climate protection agreement signed in 2006. Bethlehem has made progress in meeting these goals, but it's...
  • Climate-change group seeks probe, public records

    Climate-change group seeks probe, public records
    TALLAHASSEE - A dozen members of a climate change advocacy group dumped 43,000 petitions for an investigation and a public records request at Gov. Rick Scott’s office Friday. Forecast the Facts, a group “dedicated to ensuring that...
  • Scott's ignorance on climate no excuse for bad policies

    Scott's ignorance on climate no excuse for bad policies
    Florida's Department of Environmental Protection offers an educational program for students titled, A Lesson on Climate Change. It's designed to promote critical thinking skills, and one of the objectives is for students to "understand the importance of...
  • Acidic Sound Another Result Of Carbon Overload

    Acidic Sound Another Result Of Carbon Overload
    A report by climate experts says that Long Island Sound is becoming more acidic, which increases the risk to its shellfish. Connecticut's shellfishing industry is not yet in immediate danger, state officials say, but steps must be taken now, while the...
  • Republican list of things you cannot say

    Republican list of things you cannot say
    You are, perhaps, already familiar with the Republican List of Things You Cannot Say. If not, here's a quick refresher: 1. "Vagina." That's a definite no-no. Three years ago, Republicans in the Michigan statehouse banned Democratic Rep. Lisa Brown...
  • Letter: Reasons to have one trash hauler

    Re: “City leaders should serve the electorate,” Thoughts from Dr. Joe, March 12. I take issue with the claim in Joe Puglia's column that he is “is listening” for “a substantial and rational argument as to why a single trash...
  • The Arctic's big year - save it now or be sorry later

    The Arctic's big year - save it now or be sorry later
    This year will be pivotal for the Arctic, one of Earth's most extraordinary and threatened regions. The icy top of our planet is suffering effects of climate change more severely than elsewhere, with dramatic ecological and cultural consequences. Arctic...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's fracking problem

    Gov. Jerry Brown's fracking problem
    California Gov. Jerry Brown has done more to fight climate change than perhaps any other elected official in the United States. So what accounts for the environmentalists heckling him during speeches and planning to confront him Saturday at an Oakland...
  • Watch 'Meet the Press' treat climate change as a big joke

    Watch 'Meet the Press' treat climate change as a big joke
    As you may have heard, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), who astonishingly enough is chairman of the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee, brought a snowball to the floor of the U.S. Senate last week to debunk "all this hysteria about global...
  • As the world warms, where is the best snow to make Frosty?

     As the world warms, where is the best snow to make Frosty?
    It seemed like an easy question: Has climate change made it harder to find snow for making snowmen? As I grew up in Connecticut, every time it snowed, it seemed, quality snowman-making snow — deep and thick, the kind that sticks to itself like...
  • Talk of the County: Palin for president, Keystone Pipeline for energy independence

    Talk of the County: Palin for president, Keystone Pipeline for energy independence
    Editor's Note: Talk 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 (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com Palin for President Unlike some of...