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Industrialized areas too small to affect climate

I'm not a climate change denier. I am a denier of man-made climate change.

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Choices at supermarket can help with climate change

Last Sunday, hundreds of thousands marched throughout the world demanding action on climate change. One-hundred and twenty world leaders gathered in New York for the United Nations Summit on Climate Change. What can we do?

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Obama urges world to follow U.S. lead on climate

UNITED NATIONS | In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that still stand in the way of wider agreements t…

September 23, 2014 6:15 pm

In climate change, any questions are a bad thing

Climate change? Does climate change exist? Yes, it always did!

May 29, 2014 12:00 am

Facts supporting climate change are irrefutable

Scientists can’t write clearly enough for laymen, and English majors can’t understand science. As a result, 80 percent of Americans can’t understand the proof of climate change and the fact it is caused by humans. Some recent letters sound like the writers never read or understood the recent…

May 22, 2014 12:00 am

There's overwhelming evidence of climate change

After reading Roger Stokes' opinion on climate change, I wanted to rebuke his claims, but since he refuses to gather facts from a variety of sources, I am going to target the audience as a whole.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am

I refuse to believe climate change is problem

Global warming is here. It has been going for 20,000 years. It is 8,000 years since the land now called Chicago and Boston melted free of the glacier.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am
Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

BERLIN | It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Grenchik, once again, is ignorant of facts

Once again, George Grenchik uses his weekly column as a soap box to deride anyone who dares disagree with him.

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

Global climate change is real, so stop denying it

The frigid cold and snow are global climate change. If you wonder where the sun goes at night, as do typical global climate change deniers, you are probably seizing on the hoax story fed to you by big oil.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

Weather will change, transportation issues won't

We're not taking climate change seriously yet. In 2013, our summer was very hot, but shortened. Today's winter has turned upside down, with below zero temperatures from the Arctic Circle. Yet out west is brown. That will impact America.

February 24, 2014 12:00 am

Obama exaggerating mankind's impact on climate

Fascinating to learn that Thomas Jefferson documented climate change in his own time.

July 21, 2013 12:00 am

Correlation isn't same thing as cause and effect

How serious is President Barack Obama about climate change? Do you honestly believe a 0.04 percent carbon dioxide dissolution in the Earth's atmosphere is going to cause significant temperature change? That's like throwing 400 ping-pong balls in the ocean and expecting the ocean's temperatur…

July 02, 2013 12:00 am

97% of scientists agree about climate change

A review of 12,000 papers on climate change, in the May 15 issue of "Environmental Research Letters," found 97 percent of scientists attribute climate change to human activities.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am
Some trees put a natural glow on the season

Some trees put a natural glow on the season

Some artificial Christmas trees glow cheerily even without lights: The branches themselves softly glow, fading on and off in different colors at the tips. Could you get the same effect from a real tree?

December 17, 2012 12:00 am

How high is cost of inaction on climate change regulations

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says, “The EPA has imposed stringent regulations of carbon dioxide emissions that could restrict economic growth without producing any real environmental gains … an ill-considered, unlawful EPA rule.”

August 26, 2012 12:00 am
Even when it rains, don't forget to water

Even when it rains, don't forget to water

A woman uses a hose-end sprayer to water a garden in New Paltz, N.Y. Timely watering can eke the best plant growth from any plot of ground in any season.

August 01, 2012 9:00 pm
Even when it rains, don't forget to water

Even when it rains, don't forget to water

If it happens to be raining hard when you read this, my words might make you want to pelt me with ripe tomatoes — if you had them yet. Still, I'll say it: Timely watering can eke the best plant growth from any plot of ground in any season.

August 01, 2012 9:00 pm

Unless we accept truth, we are climate change's frog soup

Blistering heat (105, 108, 115F), violent storms (100, 105, 110 mph winds) , raging wildfires (Colorado, Iowa, Indiana). Well, the scientists predicted it and it will get worse.

July 09, 2012 12:00 am

Great Lakes on thin ice this winter

The frozen moonscape of an ice-covered beach can be awe-inspiring, eerily beautiful and all too familiar in winter across the Great Lakes.

February 06, 2012 6:30 pm
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