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Air Pollution Kills Millions Each Year. Here’s How Cities Can Fight It.

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Thu, 10/26/2017 (All day)

When a city’s air is dirty, it threatens residents’ health and economic security. This problem is worsening across the globe, and air quality experts say cities owe it to their people to take action.

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The beginning of the end of big, climate-changing power plants in California

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Tue, 10/24/2017 (All day)

Plans to build a new natural-gas-fueled power plant on the Ventura County coast had been in the works for years, and the project seemed like an all-but-done deal just a few short weeks ago.

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EPA Abruptly Blocks 3 Agency Scientists From Giving Talks On Climate Change

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Sun, 10/22/2017 (All day)

The Environmental Protection Agency has reportedly barred three agency scientists from giving talks about climate change at a conference in Rhode Island days before they were scheduled to speak.

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Goodbye golf course, hello olive groves! New Palm Springs enclave to become an ‘agri-hood’

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Sun, 10/22/2017 (All day)

The olive – that familiar little fruit lolling around in your martini – is about to make a splash in the Southern California real estate market.

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2 years after the gas leak above Porter Ranch, here’s what’s changed — and what hasn’t

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Mon, 10/23/2017 (All day)

Thousands fled their homes after a massive gas leak sprung at the Southern California Gas Co.’s Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility, ultimately spewing more than 100,000 metric tons of climate-altering methane into the atmosphere.