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‘Tahoe will not be blue.’ Why the lake’s warming trends are worrisome

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Mon, 07/30/2018 - 9:50am

Climate change is gradually warming Lake Tahoe, clouding its clarity and threatening its fabled “blueness,” scientists at UC Davis warned Thursday.

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Judge Kavanaugh could give conservatives the vote they need to rein in EPA rules on climate change

Published: 
Fri, 07/27/2018 - 12:09pm

In its most important environmental ruling of recent decades, the Supreme Court decided in 2007 that the greenhouse gases blamed for warming the planet can be regulated as air pollutants under the Clean Air Act of 1990.

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He bridged cultural divides and saved the sharks: Jonathan Gold's brother remembers his impact

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Fri, 07/27/2018 - 1:01pm

Los Angeles is a very difficult place to understand. Cultural anthropologists write peer-reviewed journal articles and books about how our city is unique in its topography, microclimates, biodiversity, cultural and economic diversity, as well as its combination of urban sprawl and extreme density.

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The area around Rocky Flats nuclear plant may soon open to the public — and some say that's a disaster in the making

Published: 
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 2:08pm

After bumping his truck up a steep rise, David Lucas got out and looked over a sea of green hills rolling toward the austere peaks of the Rocky Mountains.

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State approves $2.7 billion for water storage projects

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Thu, 07/26/2018 - 9:59am

A state commission on Tuesday approved $2.7 billion in funding for a variety of water storage projects across California, but the money doesn’t guarantee that any of them will be built.