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Brown seeks to broaden California's clean-energy reach in the West

Published: 
Mon, 08/31/2015 (All day)

Gov. Jerry Brown is working on an ambitious plan for transmitting electricity across state lines and bolstering California's role in the region, according to energy officials.

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Sea levels will rise, experts warn, and 'it's not going to stop'

Published: 
Thu, 08/27/2015 (All day)

Here's one trend California is behind on: rising sea levels.

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While You Were on Vacation, a Chunk of Ice the Size of an Asteroid Fell Into the Ocean

Published: 
Wed, 08/26/2015 (All day)

Imagine Manhattan buried under a thousand feet of ice. That’s how much of Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier fell into the Arctic Ocean last week, becoming a 7.8-square-mile iceberg.

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California drought: Climate change plays a role, study says. But how big?

Published: 
Fri, 08/21/2015 (All day)

A growing number of scientists have made the claim that climate change is at least partly responsible for California's crippling drought. Now researchers have estimated the extent to which humans are to blame: between 8% and 27%.

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New EPA Rules Will Aim To Cut Methane Emissions By 40 Percent

Published: 
Tue, 08/18/2015 (All day)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose regulations on Tuesday aimed at cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 to 45 percent over the next decade from 2012 levels, a source familiar with the issue said on Monday.