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  • The cave is his classroom, the environment his passion

     
    When I start relating our impacts on the environment to caves via ground water pollution, people start to see the big picture. And from all the people at the end of my tour who are nodding, agreeing that it's in our best interest to protect caves, if only...
  • Supermodels deliver (almost) naked truth of climate change

     
    The latest video from 350.org features several supermodels complaining of the rising heat and systematically disrobing. No need to hide the children, though. You won't see much more than in, say, a newspaper ad for women's undergarments, and probably a...
  • Texas wildfires: Is drought the new climate?

     
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a GOP presidential candidate, scoffs at the notion of human-induced climate change, even suggesting recently on the campaign trail that scientists are manipulating data to make money. He also has declared a weather-related state...
  • Auto shredder to pay $2.9 million to settle toxic waste case

     
    A judge has accepted the agreement, eresolving complaints that SA Recycling and Simms Metal Waste violated hazardous waste and air pollution laws by continuing operations after its air pollution control system was damaged by the explosion....
  • Clean natural gas? Not so fast, study says

     
    “Relying more on natural gas would reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, but it would do little to help solve the climate problem,” says Wigley, who is also an adjunct professor at the University of Adelaide in Australia. “It would be many...
  • U.S. endures second-hottest summer on record

     
    Texas had its driest summer on record, with a statewide average of 2.44 inches of rain, more than five inches below the long-term average, and one inch less than the previous driest summer in 1956. New Mexico had its second driest summer and Oklahoma...
  • Tigers cubs, otter pups, Komodo dragon born at L.A. Zoo

     
    Three male Sumatran tiger cubs were born August 6 to the zoo’s female tiger, Melukakan (aka Lulu), according to a statement released by zoo officials Monday....
  • Charlie Sheen roast: Blood and a lot of vicious jokes

     
    Charlie Sheen is on the hot seat at Comedy Central roast...
  • Secluded park threatened with closure

     
    Seclusion is threatening Henry W. Coe State Park near Gilroy. Light visitation and low revenues have made California's second-largest park a target in the state's budget battles. In May, California officials announced plans to close this rugged expanse...
  • Pro Portfolio: Small modern bathroom remodel

     
    XP & Architecture finished a bathroom earlier this year that creates the impression of spaciousness on a 5-by-5-foot footprint. It's the latest installment of Pro Portfolio, our feature posted every Monday in which we look at a recently built, remodeled.....
  • $44.4-million settlement reached in San Francisco Bay oil spill

     
    Local, state and federal officials on Monday announced a $44.4-million civil settlement with the owners and operators of a container ship that spilled 53,000 gallons of oil into San Francisco Bay after striking a tower of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay...