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  • Dilemma of the pro-life environmentalist

    "I would say that those who are callous about babies and callous about life ought to be brought to bear the callousness of their indifference." — Newt Gingrich "It's about some phony ideal, some phony theology." — Rick Santorum, on...
  • Nuclear blows away wind

    Nuclear blows away wind
    The primary motivation among environmentalists for developing wind energy is legitimate concern about the effects of climate change. Wind is alleged to provide important relief from the emission of carbon dioxide from electricity production. But without...
  • Utilities must accept the reality of climate change

    Utilities must accept the reality of climate change
    Whether or not they accept the scientific evidence that climate change is man-made, Maryland businesses and families with electric lights know that climate change has already had a dire economic impact on our region. Unprecedented weather extremes have...
  • Forecast calls for pain

    Forecast calls for pain
    Not long after President Barack Obama promised to fight climate change in his inaugural address, temperatures soared to 70 last week in Baltimore — in late January. Our weather continues to be unrecognizable. Last summer was the hottest ever...
  • A roadmap for Obama's second term

    A roadmap for Obama's second term
    When President Barack Obama addresses the nation Monday in his second inaugural address, he will have an opportunity to lay out a broad and ambitious agenda for his next four years in office. But how much of it he will actually be able to accomplish may...
  • Obama begins new term with calls for unity, equality

    Obama begins new term with calls for unity, equality
    President Barack Obama began his second term Monday by calling for an end to the rigid ideologies of modern politics but laying out a broad policy agenda more likely to stoke partisan confrontation than avoid it. Looking out over hundreds of thousands of...
  • Warming to the subject

     Warming to the subject
    As much as this week's bone-chilling temperatures might offer "cold" comfort to those who deny its existence, the threat of climate change earned a prominent spot in President Barack Obama's inaugural address on Monday. That was welcome, if overdue, given...
  • What about climate change?

    What about climate change?
    Last month, a Republican-aligned polling firm called on hunters and fishermen nationwide to get their views. Some of the results were unsurprising: Outdoorsmen regard themselves as politically conservative and register Republican over Democratic by a more...
  • O'Malley's offshore wind bill gets fast start

    O'Malley's offshore wind bill gets fast start
    A confident Gov. Martin O'Malley kicked off Tuesday his latest effort to promote offshore wind energy in Maryland, telling a supportive State House crowd that enough senators had signed onto his bill this time to get it through the chamber that's thwarted...
  • Climate change is everywhere — except the presidential election

    Today's editorial "What about climate change?" (Oct. 18) was great! Thank you for asking the question that CNN's Candy Crowley decided was less important than the economy during the debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. You described Mr....
  • Proper climate change policy not so clear

    I believe there is climate change going on, although I also believe it is mostly a naturally occurring phenomenon. Statements like yours ("This year's extraordinary weather events — droughts, floods, heat waves, and the like....") do not help your...
  • We need another debate

    We need another debate
    The third and final debate between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney included a few memorable lines — Mr. Romney's promise that in his administration, Russian President Vladimir Putin would be on the receiving end of "more backbone,"...