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The white, discarded barrels at the food-processing plant may have looked like junk. To Justin Okin, they were a means to harvest the sky. Three of the 60-gallon barrels came home with him one day for less than $10; their previous owner was happy to see...
Frankenstorm Sandy is one more dramatic demonstration that climate change and its extreme weather patterns are now part of our future. Although we’re unlikely to reverse climate change, we can still mitigate its effects by reducing our driving, our...
Your editorial on the International Energy Agency's "World Energy Outlook Special Report: Redrawing the Climate Energy Map" was right on the money ("Climate change warnings," June 11). Having read several books about the lead-up to World War II, it is...
BEFORE Hurricane Sandy tore through New York and New Jersey, it stopped in Florida. Huge waves covered beaches, swept over Fort Lauderdale’s concrete sea wall and spilled onto A1A, Florida’s coastal highway. A month later another series of...
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is considering a sweeping initiative to address climate change, including the first-ever limits on carbon dioxide from power plants, the country's biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, according to...
Daniel Sperling, a UC Davis civil engineering professor and international transportation expert, has won the Blue Planet Prize. The prize, given annually by the Asahi Glass Foundation of Tokyo, comes with an award of about $500,000. It recognizes...
Two climate change advocacy groups are challenging WBAL-TV and Tony Pann, one of the station's meteorologists, for Pann's stance denying that global warming is occurring. Forecast the Facts, a Berkeley, Calif.-based group focused on broadcast...
Lehigh Gap Nature Center will offer a Young Ecologists Summer Camp, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 17-21. This camp is for students who completed grades 6 and 7 and will be held at the center, 8844 Paint Mill Road, Slatington For an application and...
LEESBURG — Insects are Kirk A. Stowe's thing. Stowe, an assistant biology professor at Beacon College in Leesburg, can't get enough of them. He was at Trout Lake Nature Park in Eustis recently sharing his knowledge with others. "Here in...
CHARLEVOIX -- The Charlevoix Area Garden Club recently named winners in its two annual poster contests. The contests at Charlevoix Elementary School and St. Mary School help the youth of the community learn about plants, gardens, ecology and conservation....
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Last Week: While so much has caught our attention this week, including woman’s reproductive rights, campus security, right to privacy, race relations, a small story about the extinction of the Sestos Skipper and Rockland Grass Skipper butterflies...
The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
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