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When spark meets sprawl: Building in wildlands increases fire risk

Published: 
Wed, 10/12/2016 (All day)

Fire is as common to Western states as the drought-dried shrubs that feed the flames.

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Mimicking Nature to Fight Climate Change

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Mon, 10/03/2016 (All day)

Can nature teach us to how to mitigate the effects of climate change, or even to reverse it?

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August Was The Hottest Month Ever Recorded. Again.

Published: 
Wed, 09/14/2016 (All day)

Surprise, surprise: Last month was the hottest August ever recorded, marking the 11th straight month that global heat records have been shattered, according to NASA data.

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Gov. Brown signs sweeping legislation to combat climate change

Published: 
Mon, 09/12/2016 (All day)

California will become a petri dish for international efforts to slow global warming under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday, forcing one of the world’s largest economies to squeeze into a dramatically smaller carbon footprint.

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We’re under attack from climate change—and our only hope is to mobilize like we did in WWII.

Published: 
Mon, 08/22/2016 (All day)

In the North this summer, a devastating offensive is underway. Enemy forces have seized huge swaths of territory; with each passing week, another 22,000 square miles of Arctic ice disappears. Experts dispatched to the battlefield in July saw little cause for hope, especially since this siege is one of the oldest fronts in the war. “In 30 years, the area has shrunk approximately by half,” said a scientist who examined the onslaught. “There doesn’t seem anything able to stop this.”