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Coastal Commission on Trump's offshore drilling plan: Ain't gonna happen

Published: 
Thu, 02/08/2018 (All day)

New offshore drilling in California is economically infeasible, legally questionable and politically a nonstarter, but if there's any doubt the state's coastal waters could still be opened up to oil and gas interests, the Coastal Commission this week flexed its own authority and said no way.

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Is anyone in charge at L.A. City Hall?

Published: 
Wed, 02/07/2018 (All day)

"You were had," said one angry taxpayer.

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Humanity will need to make some drastic changes if it wants to keep the 'good life' going

Published: 
Mon, 02/05/2018 (All day)

Bad news, Earthlings: It may be possible for everyone on the planet to live a "good" life. It may also be possible for humans to live within their environmental means.

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That Antarctic ozone hole the world thought it was fixing? There may be a glitch

Published: 
Mon, 02/12/2018 (All day)

This is a problem the world thought it had fixed.

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Defending the environment has become a suicide mission in many parts of the world

Published: 
Mon, 02/05/2018 (All day)

Environmental activists around the globe are being killed as they struggle to protect fragile ecosystems. From Brazil to Congo, the Philippines to Tanzania, the toll is heaviest in countries beset by corruption and weak enforcement, where entrenched government and business elites break laws with impunity.