Rosemary Jenkins: Porter Ranch victims are already experiencing migraines, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, tingling in extremities, skin eruptions, and more. This is no minor incident that can be waved off by the authorities as they tried to do when the exposure was first discovered.
Mel Gurtov: You thought the battle over the Iran nuclear deal was a tough slog for Obama? Wait ‘til you see this one over climate-change policy.
The landlord saves itself lots of money by not paying for the water, does not encourage tenants to save water, and forces even eco-conscientious tenants to waste water. This is truly the worst of possible worlds.
Andrew Needham: Long before most other Americans, Indians debated whether energy development represented opportunity or exploitation.
Walter Moss: Cowspiracy’s central message, one that seems inescapably true: The single most important contribution people can make to lessen global warming and environmental degradation is to stop eating meat.
Dan Bacher: As advocates of Senate Bill 350 were celebrating the signing of the amended renewable energy bill by Governor Jerry Brown, a major appointment to a regulatory post in the Brown administration went largely unnoticed.
Robert Nelson: Pope Francis leaves little doubt about the reality of global warming and the need to act now in his book ‘Care for Our Common Home’
Scott Peer: If you want to reduce your electricity use, put your efforts into things that either use a lot of power, or use power a lot of the time.
Jack Rothman: People simply hold on to what they want to believe, despite a preponderance of contradictory factual information.
Clifford J. Tasner: One of our dreams is a California where every bit of oil under the Monterey Shale has been fracked by our companies and sold to the Chinese!
Steve Hochstadt: Republican politicians nearly all say the same thing. Don’t worry about climate change. The science is uncertain. Global warming is not happening. But if it is happening, it’s a good thing. Whatever is happening, don’t do anything about it.
Rosemary Jenkins: Thousands of jobs are being lost to the drought. At least 10,000 agriculture-related jobs per year have disappeared and another 10,000 from the “spill-over” effect have occurred.
Walter Brasch: Sanctimonious critics, many of them conservative politicians, claimed that if the residents had evacuated New Orleans like they were ordered, the death toll and suffering would have been significantly less.