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Ocean might swallow California sooner than you think

Published: 
Fri, 05/19/2017 (All day)

A slow-moving emergency is lapping at California’s shores— climate-driven sea-level rise that experts now predict could elevate the water in coastal areas up to 10 feet in just 70 years, gobbling up beachfront and overwhelming low-lying cities.

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Paul Allen, Peter Kareiva Call on Hollywood to Make More Films About Climate Change

Published: 
Thu, 05/04/2017 (All day)

One day roughly 7,600 years ago, with glaciers melting and global sea levels rising, the Mediterranean Sea burst over the last rocky precipice separating it from a shallow lake north of what is today Istanbul. 

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The fight against climate change in California gains an unlikely ally: Republicans

Published: 
Mon, 05/01/2017 (All day)

Srepping further into its role as the nation’s pioneer on climate issues, California might soon clear a hurdle that has long frustrated environmental advocates: Republicans say they’re joining the fight against global warming.

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Top California legislator vows court fight if EPA revokes Clean Air waiver

Published: 
Wed, 03/15/2017 (All day)

California’s top two legislative leaders, Senate Pro Tem Kevin de León and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, were both in the desert last week, visiting with area Democrats as well as business and education leaders.

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UNFROZEN IN TIME

Published: 
Tue, 02/07/2017 (All day)

There's a glacier in Antarctica so immense that, if it melted, would raise sea levels globally by 3.5 metres.

It's melting. Right now.