Posts Tagged “Environment”

The solution to climate change grows on trees

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The solution to climate change grows on trees

The solution to climate change grows on trees By John Keppler Americans are tired of half measures on climate change. Seven in ten Americans want utility companies to overhaul their operations and generate 100 percent of the nation’s electricity from renewables in the near future. That’s ambitious. Renewable energy accounts for just 17 percent of…

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Celebrate Earth Day with the Forest Preserves of Cook County

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Celebrate Earth Day with the Forest Preserves of Cook County

Celebrate Earth Day with the Forest Preserves of Cook County Join the Forest Preserves of Cook County as we celebrate Earth Day with volunteer opportunities, educational programs and fun events. Celebrating Earth Day is a great way to explore the Forest Preserves while renewing our commitment to the natural environment. It’s also an opportunity to…

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Rejecting the Cloudy Logic of EPA Ozone Rules

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Rejecting the Cloudy Logic of EPA Ozone Rules

Rejecting the Cloudy Logic of EPA Ozone Rules Businesses should not be strapped with over-burdensome Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations set by the Obama administration regarding ozone levels. Guest columnist Merrill Matthews argues that Ozone levels have dropped and restrictions should be eased. By Merrill Matthews The Environmental Protection Agency just missed a court-ordered deadline…

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