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Del Mar stands firm against 'planned retreat'

Published: 
Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:48am

Del Mar’s City Council agreed Monday night that “planned retreat” will not be part of its long-term strategy for dealing with sea-level rise, despite the state Coastal Commission’s urging to include the idea.

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FORTIFIED BUT STILL IN PERIL, NEW ORLEANS BRACES FOR ITS FUTURE

Published: 
Sat, 02/24/2018 (All day)

Burnell Cotlon lost everything in Hurricane Katrina — “just like everyone else,” he said.

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Britain's Next Megaproject: A Coast-to-Coast Forest

Published: 
Wed, 01/10/2018 (All day)

Northern England is set to get a whole lot greener. On Sunday, the U.K. government unveiled plans for a vast new forest spanning the country from coast to coast. Shadowing the path of the east-west M62 Highway, the new forest will create a broad green rib across England from Liverpool to the east coast city of Hull.

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The Radical Plan to Cool Down LA as the World Heats Up

Published: 
Sat, 08/12/2017 - 1:13pm

It’s barely 10 a.m. on an August day in Hollywood, and the heat is already becoming oppressive. The temperature’s only in the mid-80s, but in the direct sun it feels hotter—and it’s getting worse by the minute. Part of the reason is the ground. The black asphalt of this side street off Sunset Boulevard is sucking up the sun and radiating its heat back out. An infrared thermometer shows the surface temperature to be 112 degrees. By mid-day, it’ll rise above 150.

Climate Action Summit/Pecha Kucha Event Photos

Published: 
Wed, 10/26/2016 - 1:45pm

Thank you to those who submitted amazing Pecha Kucha Presentatios to show the community how you are contributing to the solution!