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Fires, droughts and hurricanes: What's the link between climate change and natural disasters?

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Thu, 10/19/2017 (All day)

California is contending with some of the deadliest fires in state history as wildfires burn across the western United States.

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Santa Clara Valley Water District rejects Jerry Brown’s twin Delta tunnels plan

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Thu, 10/19/2017 (All day)

In a landmark vote closely watched across California, Silicon Valley’s largest water agency on Tuesday rejected Gov. Jerry Brown’s $17 billion plan to build two giant tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.

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Controversial Cadiz water pipeline gets OK from federal government

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Thu, 10/19/2017 (All day)

In an about-face, the federal government has given Cadiz Inc. the go-ahead to lay a pipeline for its proposed desert water project in an existing railroad right-of-way.

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When The Air In Your Home Is More Polluted Than Outside

Published: 
Tue, 10/17/2017 (All day)

I never knew that indoor air quality could be an issue until I moved to New York City from Northern California in 2009.

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Coal country is finding little relief in Trump's climate actions

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Tue, 10/17/2017 (All day)

Every morning is filled with anxiety in this hardscrabble town so intertwined with the fortunes of its hulking coal power plant that a drawing of the facility is emblazoned on the community’s police force emblem.