RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Michelle Williams

A collection of news and information related to Michelle Williams published by this site and its partners.
Recent News Coverage on Global Change - Baltimore Sun
RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Global Change

A collection of news and information related to Global Change published by this site and its partners.

Top Global Change Articles

Displaying items 73-84
  • Shale gas better climate solution than carbon tax

    In a recent commentary ("The importance of Maryland's leadership on climate change," Aug. 18), former presidential adviser Carol M. Browner praised Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposals to reduce carbon pollution. But she curiously left no mention of shale...
  • Scientists' confidence increases in man's influence on climate change

    Scientists' confidence increases in man's influence on climate change
    Scientists are increasingly confident that human activity is influencing changes in climate across the globe, according to leaked copies of a United Nations report detailed by several news outlets. The U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is...
  • Power returning to parts of the region, but 186,000 BGE customers still out

    Power returning to parts of the region, but 186,000 BGE customers still out
    Power outages hit a plateau early Tuesday morning and began creeping downward, with about 186,000 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers without electricity at noon, according to the company. The company said it has restored power to about 114,000...
  • Climate change merits swift action

    Climate change merits swift action
    The fight against climate change must be local, global and immediate. The clear and increasingly imminent threat should be of concern to everyone on the planet but especially to those who live near oceans and bays due to their vulnerability to rising...
  • Obama to unveil plan for fighting climate change

    Obama to unveil plan for fighting climate change
    President Obama will unveil a sweeping plan today to cut the nation's carbon pollution while also preparing communities for the impacts of climate change. In a speech to be delivered this afternoon at Georgetown University, Obama is expected to make the...
  • Maryland urged to plan for 2-foot sea-level rise by 2050

    Maryland urged to plan for 2-foot sea-level rise by 2050
    Saying climate change is already underway, a panel of scientists is urging Maryland officials to plan to accommodate rising seas of up to 2 feet along the state's shoreline in the next 40 years — and perhaps nearly 6 feet by the end of the century....
  • Obama's global warming plan: Not enough but better than nothing

    Obama's global warming plan: Not enough but better than nothing
    With this week's heat wave, air quality warnings and severe weather forecasts as a backdrop, President Barack Obama could scarcely have picked a more auspicious moment to reveal his multi-pronged plan to address climate change. His surprise decision to...
  • Power outages across Maryland reach nearly 300,000

    At 9:30 p.m., Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. reported more than 180,000 customers without power. Harford County has the largest number of customers without power — about 48,900 — though Baltimore County was not far behind, with about 47,300...
  • Where's the urgency to addressing global climate change?

    Your editorial on the International Energy Agency's "World Energy Outlook Special Report: Redrawing the Climate Energy Map" was right on the money ("Climate change warnings," June 11). Having read several books about the lead-up to World War II, it is...
  • Climate activists launch petition challenging WBAL-TV, Tony Pann

    Climate activists launch petition challenging WBAL-TV, Tony Pann
    Two climate change advocacy groups are challenging WBAL-TV and Tony Pann, one of the station's meteorologists, for Pann's stance denying that global warming is occurring. Forecast the Facts, a Berkeley, Calif.-based group focused on broadcast...
  • Climate change warnings

    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...
  • Is it time to quit being nice about what 'NewsHour' has become?

    Is it time to quit being nice about what 'NewsHour' has become?
    (Updates at end with response from NewsHour) With the word Tuesday that "NewsHour" was shutting down offices and laying off employees, it's time to ask the question: Just how much of the this one-time PBS bedrock is actually left? In fact, let's go a...