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Donald F. Boesch: February 2010
President, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Donald F. Boesch: February 2010

Donald F. Boesch, an oceanographer, is president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Vice Chancellor for Environmental Sustainability for the University System of Maryland.

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The legal responsibility to address danger

The current proposals by EPA to regulate greenhouse gas emissions result directly from the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in 2007 that greenhouse gases are a form of air pollution subject to regulation under the Clean Air Act.

By Donald F. Boesch | February 26, 2010; 10:42 AM ET | Comments (6)

Missteps and moisture

Unfortunately, the news media seem more focused on controversy than on substance, contributing to the rampant confusion about "global weirding," as Tom Friedman calls it.

By Donald F. Boesch | February 18, 2010; 08:23 AM ET | Comments (16)

Both are needed

In an op-ed in the Post last month, fellow Planet Panelist Bjorn Lomborg opined that, rather than setting politically difficult limits on carbon emissions that drive up energy costs, governments should radically increase spending on research and development in green technologies.

By Donald F. Boesch | February 4, 2010; 09:21 AM ET | Comments (4)

 
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