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A changing climate at Mono Lake could mean more dust storms in the Eastern Sierra — or less water for L.A.

Published: 
Thu, 07/05/2018 - 1:06pm

When dust storms began rising off the dry bed of Owens Lake, authorities in the Eastern Sierra blamed Los Angeles’ thirst. The city had, after all, drained the lake in the 1920s to serve its faucets.

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Southern California's coastal communities could lose 130 feet of cliffs this century as sea levels rise

Published: 
Wed, 06/27/2018 - 2:16pm

It’s not just beaches and sand that are disappearing as the ocean pushes inland. Sea level rise is also eating away at California’s coastal cliffs.

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Climate Change Is Already Sparking A New Era Of Fishing Wars, Study Finds

Published: 
Mon, 06/18/2018 - 1:37pm

Fish are migrating more than 40 miles per decade as the oceans heat up, pushing populations into fisheries where other countries have exclusive rights and setting the stage for an era of surging international conflict, new research has found.

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California’s Fossil Fuel Industry Had It Relatively Easy Under Jerry Brown. That’s Going to Change After November.

Published: 
Tue, 06/12/2018 - 2:28pm

In California’s primary election Tuesday, voters all but picked statewide politicians and decided who would face off in the races that might flip the House of Representatives. But the environment was also on the ballot, and the results look like a win for the type of green who thinks a 100-percent renewable path is the best bet.

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CALL TO ACTION

Published: 
Wed, 06/06/2018 - 3:28pm

Environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez has addressed the United Nations, shared a stage with President Barack Obama and recently became a published author. He’s also about to release a hip-hop record. And he’s only 17.