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?
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.”
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.
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.
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.
The frozen moonscape of an ice-covered beach can be awe-inspiring, eerily beautiful and all too familiar in winter across the Great Lakes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is hitting not just home, but garden. The government's colorful map of planting zones, most often seen on the back of seed packets, is changing, illustrating a hotter 21st century.
Clocks may not be the only thing falling back: That signature autumn change in leaf colors may be drifting further down the calendar.
Keep costs contained: Holes in your ductwork, insulation or building envelope make it easy for conditioned air to escape. Patch them up to save on heating and cooling.
Playing politics: GOP clings to state office
Take an interactive look at the effects of climate change on Arctic wildlife and habitats.
What if climatologists are right about the climate worsening over the last century? Then again, today's monitoring stations outnumber 1900's by at least 100 to 1. Can we really generalize from century-old data the way we can reliably extrapolate with today's data?
When Lynne and Kemper Smith moved to Golden, Colo., from Florida six years ago, they bought a new house and planted trees — fruit trees out back and a cache of aspen near the front door.
Richard Dudenski's Sept. 17 letter was downright scary. I will address only his last question:
With the largest environmental catastrophe in our nation's history unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico, it is critically important that the Senate passes a strong comprehensive climate and energy bill this summer that caps harmful carbon pollution and invests in clean American power.
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