| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:44 PM
The latest word on climate change is not good — world emissions of carbon dioxide from energy use rose 1.4 percent last year to set a new record, according to the International Energy Agency. At this pace, the agency reports, global temperatures...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 3:16 PM
This time, I'm with Santoni. That is to say, I agree with Bob Santoni, the outspoken owner of the Baltimore supermarket that bears his family's name, that some members of the brain trust running our fair city have stepped through the looking glass....
| Jun 13, 2013
Towson adds Jim McCarthy as men's basketball assistant
Former Northeastern men's basketball assistant coach Jim McCarthy will join the Towson coaching staff, Tigers head coach Pat Skerry announced Wednesday. McCarthy, who helped guide the...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The National Aquarium's new $12.5 million "Blacktip Reef" exhibit, a replica of an Indo-Pacific coral reef that replaces the "Wings in the Water" exhibit, will open July 10, officials announced Monday.
Once it is completed, visitors will be able to view...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:30 AM
It was only a matter of time before Gov. Martin O' Malley and his groupies pushed another tax burden upon us ("House approves increase in gas tax," March 23).
House Majority leader Kumar Barve estimates that this increase will cost motorists $10.10 a...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:03 AM
When it comes to higher gas taxes, most Maryland businesses agree on one thing: They want a guarantee that the money designated for highway revenues will go to roads and bridges. But when the rubber met the road in the Maryland House of Delegates, some...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Like someone on a diet who can think about nothing but food, I feel bombarded by bad food news even as I try to clean up what is on my plate.
I am not a vegan. I am not even a vegetarian. But I have been trying for a while now to clear the junk out of...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Baltimore might impose a 10-cent fee on every plastic and paper bag distributed by merchants in the city — a move praised by environmentalists as a litter deterrent but decried by some businesses who say it would hurt them and their shoppers.
| May 29, 2013
| 12:45 PM
While the petroleum industry and alternative fuels supporters debate the merits of more domestic drilling versus providing assistance through the federal Renewable Fuels Standard in diversifying the transportation fuels market, it's important to note...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:11 PM
I have always been fascinated with shipwrecks, the granddaddy being the Titanic, followed by the Andrea Doria, and the nether world where they dwell, tragic relics frozen in time. Wrecked airplanes also do it for me.
I remember looking at an issue of...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Royal Farms has agreed to pay a $600,000 penalty for fuel leaks at two of its Maryland outlets and to check dozens more for possible problems, the state Department of the Environment said.
The Baltimore-based convenience store chain, in a settlement that...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
(An earlier version of this post included incorrect information about Maryland Gas & Electric, its pricing and whether it offers a "green" gas plan involving carbon offsets. The Sun regrets the errors.)
(Another in an occasional...