Global Warming Feels Quite Pleasant

CHRISTMAS in New York was lovely this year — especially for those who prefer to spend the day working on their tans. It was the city’s warmest ever, with temperatures peaking at 66 degrees. Record-breaking temperatures are occurring with alarming frequency in the United States, but Americans are reacting with a collective shrug. In a […]

New Players on Global Warming

Given the Bush administration’s inert approach to global warming, the best hope for getting a start on the problem this year lies with the Senate. The prospect that something will actually happen there improved greatly this week with the introduction of a bipartisan bill bearing the signatures of two marquee sponsors, Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut […]