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Behind a $13 shirt, a $6-an-hour worker

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Fri, 09/01/2017 - 2:11pm

Before dawn six days a week, Norma Ulloa left the two-bedroom apartment she shared with four family members and boarded a bus that took her to a stifling factory on the outskirts of downtown Los Angeles.

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Should California spend $3 billion to help people buy electric cars?

Published: 
Mon, 08/28/2017 - 6:22pm

Over seven years, the state of California has spent $449 million on consumer rebates to boost sales of zero-emission vehicles.

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CALIFORNIA PROVES THAT ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS DON'T KILL PROFITS

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Mon, 08/28/2017 - 5:56pm

To anyone who believes environmental regulation is poison for profits, California must be infuriating.

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Exxon Mobil ‘Misled’ Public On Climate Change For 40 Years, Harvard Study Finds

Published: 
Mon, 08/28/2017 - 5:51pm

Exxon Mobil Corp. deliberately deceived the public about the dangers of climate change for four decades, a new Harvard University study finds.

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Carbon in atmosphere is rising, even as emissions stabilize

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Mon, 08/28/2017 - 5:05pm

On the best days, the wind howling across this rugged promontory has not touched land for thousands of miles, and the arriving air seems as if it should be the cleanest in the world.