The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has authorized Dominion Resources to build a liquefied natural gas facility in southern Maryland.
President Barack Obama pledged this week to lead the world in the fight against climate change. But his much ballyhooed speech at the United Nations this week skipped past a troubling fact back home: Carbon emissions are rising again in the United States.
Gina McCarthy argued Thursday that her home state of Massachusetts is proof you can cut greenhouse gas emissions while fostering economic prosperity, but the Environmental Protection Agency administrator failed to mention the apparent trade-off for consumers: dramatically higher electricity prices.
Another climate-change group is being accused of hypocrisy for accepting fossil-fuel funding even as its leaders call for others to divest from coal, oil and natural gas.
The Los Angeles Times won’t run letters from climate-change “deniers,” so readers may have been surprised to find an article in Monday’s edition on research concluding that natural changes in the wind — not fossil-fuel emissions — are driving West Coast land and sea warming.