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Ocean might swallow California sooner than you think

Published: 
Fri, 05/19/2017 (All day)

A slow-moving emergency is lapping at California’s shores— climate-driven sea-level rise that experts now predict could elevate the water in coastal areas up to 10 feet in just 70 years, gobbling up beachfront and overwhelming low-lying cities.

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Trump's directive on offshore drilling will face solid resistance in California

Published: 
Mon, 05/01/2017 (All day)

President Trump painted a golden future of “great wealth” and “great jobs” powered by oil pumped from the ocean floor as he signed an executive order on Friday to consider new offshore drilling around the country.

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Coronado beaches reopen weeks after Tijuana sewage spill

Published: 
Tue, 03/07/2017 (All day)

CORONADO, Calif. – Sunday was the first day in several weeks that surfers, swimmers and kids wanting to play in the the wet sand had a green light to touch the Pacific Ocean in Coronado, but miles of beach south of there remained closed due to the huge sewage spill in Tijuana.

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California won't meet its climate change goals without a lot more housing density in its cities

Published: 
Tue, 03/07/2017 (All day)

To meet the bold new climate change goals put in place last year, California will work to put millions of electric cars on the road, revolutionize its dairy industry and generate half of all power from solar panels and other renewable sources.

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The Poisoning of California’s Drinking Water

Published: 
Wed, 09/14/2016 (All day)

As the Western United States struggles with chronic water shortages and a changing climate, scientists are warning that if vast underground stores of fresh water that California and other states rely on are not carefully conserved, they too may soon run dry.