Commentary: Summer heat and cool air

The desire to cool our air results in about 117 million metric tons of carbon dioxide being released into the air each year, according to the Department of Energy.

Elise Italiano Ureneck: The world we leave our children

The world in which our children are growing up is one in which common sense and common ground have been sacrificed for all-or-nothing ideological commitments that lack a consistent application of principles.