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Efficiency campaign aims to cut building energy use by 25 percent

Efficiency campaign aims to cut building energy use by 25 percent

Metropolitan Square, Express Scripts are among participants. 

January 30, 2015 6:30 amLoading…
Climate change could have dramatic impact on Midwest agriculture, report says

Climate change could have dramatic impact on Midwest agriculture, report says

Missouri, in particular, could be hard hit by rising temperatures.

January 23, 2015 5:15 amLoading…
Editorial: Human nature vs. global warming. Humans are winning, and that's bad news

Editorial: Human nature vs. global warming. Humans are winning, and that's bad news

One hates to be skeptical, particularly about international cooperation, particularly about addressing a problem that will drastically alter life on earth.

December 09, 2014 4:00 pm
Has the world really gotten wamer? Take a look

Has the world really gotten wamer? Take a look

An examination of some of the causes, symptoms and consequences of global warming.

December 03, 2014 5:34 pmLoading…

Global warming is another liberal agenda item

A more apt name for your editorial "A pious wish" (Sept. 24) should be "A biased dish." Global warming is another liberal agenda item that exemplifies the notion that something repeated often enough becomes fact despite scientific reason.

September 29, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Editorial: A 'pious wish' won't fix politics of climate change

Editorial: A 'pious wish' won't fix politics of climate change

New York City police arrested a protesting polar bear on Monday — or rather someone in a polar bear costume. Still, as metaphors go for the state of climate change policy in the United States, the arrest wasn’t bad.

September 23, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…

Fox Architects designs Emerson innovation center in Ohio

Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Ferguson-based Emerson, hired St. Louis-based Fox Architects to design a $20 million Emerson Climate Technologies Innovation Center at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio.

August 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Paper continues crusade on global warming

Paper continues crusade on global warming

The ever-vigilant, ever-crusading Post-Dispatch featured an alarming picture on Sunday's front page ("A tale of two futures") of what appeared to be an onerous pollutant spewing into the atmosphere from a power plant in West Alton. The accompanying story quoted scientists making dire predict…

June 03, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Horrigan: Science, schmience (or) If it didn't happen to me, it didn't happen

Horrigan: Science, schmience (or) If it didn't happen to me, it didn't happen

The Associated Press and the GfK public relations firm last week released a poll that said Americans are good with the idea that smoking causes cancer, but squishy on believing in man-made global warming, the big-bang theory, evolution and the notion that the Earth is 4.5 billion years old.

April 26, 2014 6:00 amLoading…
Horrigan: The pessimist's guide to grizzly bears and Earth Day

Horrigan: The pessimist's guide to grizzly bears and Earth Day

This coming Friday, to “celebrate Earth Day,” the Walt Disney Co. will release one of those cutesy, fun-for-all-ages, nature documentaries. “Bears” is about grizzly bears.

April 13, 2014 10:30 amLoading…
Editorial: Ho-hum. Climate change is bad and getting worse

Editorial: Ho-hum. Climate change is bad and getting worse

On Monday in Berlin, the head of the United Nations scientific panel on climate change said the world’s governments will have to ”exercise a high level of enlightenment” to find agreement on how to prevent the worst effects of global warming.

April 08, 2014 6:00 amLoading…

Warming or no warming this century?

Henry Robertson makes good points about the number of the warmest years on record being in the 21st century ("We don't have a right to burn all the fossil fuel we want," March 7). I am surprised he didn't also mention that 1998 is a convenient year for advocates of "A Convenient Truth." Glob…

March 12, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Short take: Guac shock rocks climate talk

Short take: Guac shock rocks climate talk

Never mind the potential 23-foot rise in sea levels or 11-degree rise in average temperatures by the end of the century. Never mind that atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide are climbing toward the point of no return.

March 07, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

We don't have a right to burn all the fossil fuel we want

George Will thinks global warming is a big-government liberal power grab, so it must be a hoax ("Perfect climate for liberals," Feb. 27). Charles Krauthammer admits it’s a bad idea to burn so much coal, oil and natural gas, but he doesn’t want to stop. So he says science is never settled  —a…

March 07, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Charles Krauthammer: The myth of 'settled science'

Charles Krauthammer: The myth of 'settled science'

In global warming debate, there is nothing more anti-scientific than the very idea that science is impervious to challenge.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Web comic xkcd uses St. Louis to make a point about global warming

Web comic xkcd uses St. Louis to make a point about global warming

xkcd is a popular web comic written by Randall Munroe. Today's comic presents a response to the argument that cold temperatures this winter disprove global warming.

January 24, 2014 10:17 amLoading…

Global warming saves us from even more cold and snow

We are still in the first month of the 2013/2014 winter and we are already seeing record-breaking temperatures all over the world. We are having blizzards, record-breaking snowfalls and ice storms. In the Antarctic, there is ice so thick that even the ice-breaking ships cannot get through it.

January 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Figure saying '97 percent of scientists agree' is phony

The letter by John Saxton ("Climate change deniers on KMOX," Nov. 26) repeats the phony "97 percent of scientists agree" figure used by the liberal left.

December 01, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
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