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Downtown L.A. records hottest Thanksgiving since 1877

Published: 
Fri, 11/24/2017 (All day)

Thanksgiving heat wave stretched across Southern California on Thursday, with downtown Los Angeles hitting 92 degrees. 

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U.S. report contradicts Trump team: Warming is mostly man-made

Published: 
Fri, 11/03/2017 (All day)

A massive U.S. report concludes that the evidence of global warming is stronger than ever, contradicting a favorite talking point of top Trump administration officials, who downplay humans’ role in climate change.

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California's goal: an electricity grid moving only clean energy

Published: 
Fri, 09/01/2017 - 3:40pm

California lawmakers are considering a future without the use of fossil fuels to generate electricity, a step that would boost the renewable energy industry and expand the scope of the state’s battle against global warming.

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Carbon in atmosphere is rising, even as emissions stabilize

Published: 
Mon, 08/28/2017 - 5:05pm

On the best days, the wind howling across this rugged promontory has not touched land for thousands of miles, and the arriving air seems as if it should be the cleanest in the world.

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Will Other States Join California's International Climate Pact?

Published: 
Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:59pm

The same day President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement, the governors of New York, California, and Washington announced a domestic effort to combat global warming, the U.S. Climate Alliance. Though the group’s exact plans are still unclear, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo defiantly declared that it would uphold the terms reached in Paris, “regardless of [Trump’s] irresponsible actions.”