climate change

Environment
10:08 am
Wed February 19, 2014

House Committee Approves Resolution To Protest Obama's Climate Change Plan

The House Energy and Environment Committee has approved a resolution protesting President Barack Obama's plan on climate change.

The committee's voice vote today sends the measure to the House for debate.

The nonbinding resolution says the President's plan will harm the economy and it asks Congress to block it.

Obama's plan includes tougher pollution standards for power plants and higher vehicle fuel efficiency standards.

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Environment
7:08 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Climate Change: Violent Weather And Missing Bees

Mary Catherine Bateson, a well-known cultural anthropologist, says climate change is killing colonies of bees, which we are extremely dependent on.
Credit Luis Miguel Bugallo Sánchez / Wikimedia Commons

Mary Catherine Bateson is a well-known cultural anthropologist and writer. She serves on the boards for the National Science Foundation and the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

For decades Bateson has worked in the field of anthropology. She is a Harvard and Radcliffe graduate and the daughter of social anthropologist Margaret Mead and cybernetics pioneer Gregory Bateson. She’s written on religion, family dynamics and aging but now is deeply involved in environmental issues. 

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Commentary
5:00 am
Fri July 22, 2011

Richard Crowson: The Silence Of The Climate Change Denier

When the temperatures get above 100 week after week, when walking the dog makes me realize it’s going to be another 2-shower day, when I can pick fried green tomatoes right off the vine, already fried and I find myself smack dab in the middle of another blistering Kansas summer, I like to kick back and enjoy the silence.

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Commentary
5:00 am
Fri February 19, 2010

Richard Crowson: One Nation Under 'Gotcha'

Well, we’ve had some snow this winter. That proves there’s no global warming. No, really. Fox News has been all over it. See, they took Al Gore’s book, “An Inconvenient Truth,” and they set it outside in the snow and showed it on camera while they snickered and cackled about how the snow disproved it all.

Yeah. That’s what we’ve come to. Imbecilic “news reports” like that. The “gotcha” mentality rules stronger than ever.

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