| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Regulators approved more than $1 billion in state-directed power contracts on Wednesday, but not without expressing their doubts about whether some benefits of the clean, cheap electricity would accrue to Connecticut.
The state Public Utilities...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:58 AM
The carcass of a 14-foot oarfish that washed ashore in Oceanside was cut into sections and taken away by scientists for examination.
Oceanside police responding to Friday's discovery contacted SeaWorld, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the ...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 12:08 PM
A 14-foot oarfish carcass found Friday on a Oceanside beach was taken away by scientists for possible study.
Oceanside police responding to Friday's discovery contacted SeaWorld, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the National Oceanic and...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:19 AM
It's been the week of the oarfish along the Southern California coast.
A 14-foot oarfish carcass was discovered Friday by a snorkeler off the beach in Oceanside. Earlier in the week, an 18-foot oarfish was found dead off Catalina Island.
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:31 AM
How many Indians are on the Washington Redskins football team and the Cleveland baseball team? How many chiefs play on the Kansas City NFL franchise; how many braves play professional baseball in Atlanta? If we’re going to name a sports team after...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:04 PM
I just attended my high school reunion. The year is insignificant because you don't count them anymore after such a long time. Suffice it to say we are getting very long in the tooth.
It was fun to meet old friends and renew old friendships. It was...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Robert Redford was going down with the ship.
Yes, the character he plays in writer-director J.C. Chandor's "All Is Lost," which arrives in theaters Friday, is a lone traveler on the Indian Ocean whose sailboat is taking on water from a gash in its hull....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:25 PM
As a pre-teen, I was driven to Atlantic City to run from the sandy beaches to the Atlantic Ocean, feed the birds on the boardwalk and enjoy the rides on the pier. As a young adult, I sped to Atlantic......
| Oct 1, 2013
Re "Experts set threshold for climate-change calamity," Sept. 28
Twenty-five years to reach the climate-change tipping point sounds like a long time. But the truth is it will take all of that time, and more, to rebuild our fossil fuel-based energy...
| Sep 25, 2013
Re "What's this global warming 'hiatus'?," Sept. 23
I'm not a climate scientist and will not attempt to argue the interpretation of the data presented in this piece, but I do know what the word "hiatus" means: merely a lapse in continuity — in...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:24 AM
It's a climate puzzle that has vexed scientists for more than a decade and added fuel to the arguments of those who insist man-made global warming is a myth.
Since just before the start of the 21st century, the Earth's average global surface...