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Minnesota Power today will celebrate the start of construction on a $350 million project to control mercury and other emissions at its giant Boswell 4 coal-burning power plant along the Mississippi River in Cohasset in Itasca County.
Thursday, October, 31, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The boreal forest upstream from Canada's Lake Athabasca has been peeled back by enormous strip mines, where massive shovels pick up 100 tons of earth at a time and dump it into yellow trucks as big as houses.
Sunday, October, 27, 2013 - Tribune Washington Bureau - News
As huge swaths of Australia’s Outback burn in wildfires spurred by drought, health experts in the U.S. warned Thursday that more heat and more fires means more unhealthy air to breathe.
Friday, October, 25, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
As huge swathes of Australia burn in wildfires spurred by drought, health experts in the U.S. warned Thursday that more heat and more fires means more unhealthy air to breathe.
Thursday, October, 24, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Global warming remains a puzzle to me. It’s a communication puzzle: How do we communicate the need to act to mitigate the human contributions to global climate change?
Tuesday, October, 22, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, numerous legislators, environmental groups and others have been forecasting increased storms, including hurricanes of greater intensity, from rising carbon-dioxide levels and global warming.
Wednesday, October, 09, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
The Sept. 25 letter, “We need a carbon tax to limit climate change,” appeared the same week as Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson’s commentary urging President Obama not to give in to GOP bullies regarding the budget process.
Sunday, October, 06, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
The News Tribune publishes a variety of climate-change views in its editorial section. I am concerned my nephews will inherit a world complicated by the effects of climate change. When they grow up, they will need to be prepared for more severe storms, changes in agriculture, disease and increased international unrest.
Wednesday, September, 25, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
A group of close to 60 gathered Friday evening at the Two Harbors Breakwater to protest the continued construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Saturday, September, 21, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Thursday, September, 19, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Business
Like many, we long have been concerned about climate change and carbon emissions. But when we heard about yet another major oil pipeline — Enbridge 67, also known as the “Alberta Clipper” — proposal that would come from the tar sands of Alberta, through Duluth and out the Great Lakes or down to the Gulf of Mexico for refining in world markets, we could not sit down and let the fossil-fuel giants railroad it through.
Thursday, September, 19, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
The letter Sept. 10 that claimed carbon dioxide is beneficial was hardly persuasive (Readers’ Views: “Carbon dioxide is beneficial, not a climate-changer”).
Tuesday, September, 17, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
In 2010 and again in 2012, the Obama administration made one of its most important decisions on energy use and climate change.
Tuesday, September, 17, 2013 - for the News Tribune - Opinion
A casualty of President Obama’s irrational climate plan promises to be the U.S. coal industry and the jobs and cheap electricity coal provides (53 percent of Minnesota’s power is from coal).
Monday, September, 16, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
For almost three decades, Bob Kirsch never knew what to expect when his phone rang.
Sunday, September, 15, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors
States are faced with initiatives that could impose restrictions on and reduce carbon emissions.
Tuesday, September, 10, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Tuesday, September, 03, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors
First it was the ice, huge chunks that hung on Mille Lacs Lake into May, crippling the fishing opener. Then gas prices broke $4 a gallon. Both nicked Bill Lundeen’s bait business.
Sunday, September, 01, 2013 - MPR.org/100.5 FM - News
Sunday, September, 01, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
The host of the National Public Radio show spoke with the News Tribune before his upcoming live show, which stops at Big Top Chautauqua in Bayfield on Saturday.
Thursday, August, 29, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Entertainment