climate change

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Climate change could make this year the worst yet for valley fever

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Tue, 10/02/2018 - 5:59pm

Rob Purdie is an upbeat guy. You can hear it in his unfailingly positive statements, his voice tinged with a Central Valley twang from a life spent in Bakersfield.

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Trump’s NAFTA Revision Ignores Climate Change, Bolsters Oil And Gas Industries

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Tue, 10/02/2018 - 5:48pm

President Donald Trump’s deal to tweak the trade agreement among the United States, Mexico and Canada won early praise for changes meant to raise wages and improve safety regulations on cross-border trucking.

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Climate change swells ranks of refugees as Trump administration retreats to the sidelines

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Tue, 09/25/2018 - 10:21am

From African farms shriveled into desert to monster storms revved up by warmer air over the oceans, climate change is stoking environmental disasters around the globe and uprooting millions of people a year — adding to a refugee crisis said to be the worst since World War II.

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Jerry Brown Made Climate Change His Issue. Now, He’s Not Sure How Much Politicians Can Do.

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Wed, 09/19/2018 - 6:25pm

SAN FRANCISCO — It was a big act, one of the last in the final days of a long political career, and it was about one of his life’s passions: safeguarding the environment.

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As Trump retreats, businesses assume new prominence in fighting climate change

Published: 
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 12:09pm

In the fight against climate change, government and industry have traditionally been adversaries, as regulators try to force polluters to take costly steps to cut planet-warming emissions.