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Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:It’s spring in the Antarctic, and time to measure the ozone hole. This gap in the natural layer of stratospheric ozone that protects the surface from harmful ultraviolet radiation forms each spring. It’s a...
Maryland WeatherWe're getting close to the height of summer heat for Central Maryland, so it's no surprise that forecasters are calling for highs near 90 degrees at BWI-Marshall Airport Tuesday and Wednesday.The heat and strong sun are helping to stoke air pollution........
Maryland WeatherTemperatures in Baltimore are headed for the mid-90s on Memorial Day and even higher on Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the entire region, effective from noon Monday through 8 p.m. Tuesday. The Heat Index, combining...
Maryland WeatherPlanning to head out for a jog today? Better skip it. Air pollution levels in the Baltimore region Monday are forecast to reach levels considered unhealthy for everyone, not just vulnerable groups such as children, ther elderly and the sick.The......
Maryland WeatherIf you liked those record highs in the upper 90s last week, you're going to love the middle of this week. Forecasters say with summer-like high pressure settling over the region, Central Maryland can expect high temperatures Wednesday and Thursday......
Maryland WeatherAll sorts of misery on tap for today if you have to be outdoors in the Baltimore area. First, forecasters out in Sterling are looking for high temperatures in the low 90s this afternoon. Loads of humidity streaming in from......
Maryland WeatherThe pictures and videos from the Beijing Olympic village are appalling. The thick smog and frighteningly short visibilities can only hint at what it must be like to breathe that air - much less compete in it at world-class levels.......
KickingTiresHere???s why it pays to be concerned about the environment: Because a bad situation costs ??? namely lives and money. A recent study by California State University, Fullerton, found that air pollution in the two most populated regions in the......
Maryland WeatherIt was an unseasonably mild and sunny Saturday in Baltimore. But the view was marred by an unusual pale, smokey haze across the region (below, from CAMNET). Air quality observers at the University of Maryland Baltimore County have been tracking the smoke,...
KickingTiresLet???s try to make this argument as simple as we can. In 2006, California created an aggressive climate law calling for a cut in greenhouse gas emissions of 25% by 2020, and a 10% overall reduction in fuel emissions. In......
KickingTiresCalifornia Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner authorized regulations that allow insurance companies to use mileage verification for pay-as-you-drive policies. Studies have shown that per-mile pricing lures drivers to alter their habits, which then...
KickingTiresUsing air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions data from the Environmental Protections Agency, Forbes magazine has ranked the top 10 dirtiest vehicles on the road. The EPA gives every vehicle an air pollution score of 0-10 that rates the amount......
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