| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Ford Motor Co. plans to start selling its popular F-150 pickup truck with an option of running on natural gas or propane fuel.
While Ford already makes the option available in some of its commercial vehicles, this will be the first compressed natural...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Dana Rohrabacher has been around way too long. It troubles me that he keeps getting re-elected to my congressional district. He is a Republican representative who distinguishes himself more by demagoguery than accomplishment.
But you be the judge....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The O'Malley administration's aggressive new plan to fight climate change calls for Maryland residents to further cut their energy use or face higher monthly utility bills.
The plan, to be released Thursday by Gov. Martin O'Malley, also requires that...
| Jul 24, 2013
As one of more than 1,000 cities to sign the Illinois Cool Cities Local Sustainability Protection Agreement, Lake Forest has been recognized as a "Cool City" for its continued effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, use renewable energy and encourage...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Climate change is real. The stakes are high and the time is short. In Maryland, we just have to think about last week's sweltering weather to get a look into our future. In 50 years, it could be a rare summer day when temperatures in Maryland do not reach...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 3:33 PM
GOP gubernatorial hopeful chooses running mate
Harford County Executive David Craig, a Republican candidate for governor in the 2014 election, announced last week that he has chosen Del. Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, R-Caroline/Dorchester/Talbot/Wicomico, as...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:52 PM
The gig: A couple of weeks into his first semester at North Central College in Illinois in 1999, Blaine Vess co-founded Oppapers.com, a website to search for essays, reports and term papers. He's now the chief executive of StudyMode, a West Hollywood...
| Jul 19, 2013
Thanks for Tim Wheeler's report that Marylanders understand some of the connections between climate change and human health ("Most Marylanders see climate change harming health," July 17).
Last week during a lengthy heat wave, a Massachusetts postman...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I embarked upon my month-long local diet with grand imaginings. I planned on learning more about my local foodshed, chatting with activist farmers about their crops and/or livestock, adopting healthier eating habits, and feeling more connected with my...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:43 AM
WASHINGTON -- Democrats on Capitol Hill sought to move climate change back to the front of the congressional agenda Thursday morning, after a long period of inaction.
But the testy back-and-forth at a hearing of the Senate’s Environment and Public...
| Jul 30, 2013
In 2005, Highland Park signed on to an honorary pledge to reduce its carbon emissions level by 2012.
That deadline has come and gone. How did the city do? No one knows, because a baseline carbon emissions level was apparently never established.
| Jul 15, 2013
Letters to the editor from Naperville and Plainfield.
I want to commend Tribune columnist Steve Chapman's "How to combat global warming and prosper" (Commentary, July 4). His calling for a carbon tax is right on the mark.
More than 97...