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Climate scientists see alarming new threat to California

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Tue, 12/05/2017 (All day)

California could be hit with significantly more dangerous and more frequent droughts in the near future as changes in weather patterns triggered by global warming block rainfall from reaching the state, according to new research led by scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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Trump's environmental rollbacks hit California hard, despite Sacramento's resistance

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Thu, 11/16/2017 (All day)

When 50,000 acre-feet of water went gushing out of the Sacramento River last month, it fast became a test of California’s ability to protect its environmental policies from an increasingly hostile Trump administration.

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Emissions fall under California's cap-and-trade program

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Wed, 11/08/2017 (All day)

Industries regulated under California’s cap-and-trade program reduced greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 5% in 2016, according to new data released by state officials.

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Trump may strip protections from 10 national monuments

Published: 
Tue, 10/03/2017 (All day)

The Trump administration’s plan for shrinking and diminishing protections at America’s national monuments appears far more expansive than previously reported, targeting 10 of the nation’s most ecologically sensitive landscapes and marine preserves.

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U.S. Climate Change Policy: Made in California

Published: 
Mon, 10/02/2017 - 4:57pm

SACRAMENTO — The Trump administration may appear to control climate policy in Washington, but the nation’s most dynamic environmental regulator is here in California.