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Why Governor Jerry Brown Was Booed at the Bonn Climate Summit

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Mon, 11/13/2017 (All day)

Spare a little pity for Jerry Brown. The California governor has been standing up admirably to Donald Trump on many issues, but especially on climate change—even threatening to launch scientific satellites to replace the ones that Washington wants to ground.

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Culver City Could Add 30 New Oil Wells and Allow Fracking Under New Proposal

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Thu, 11/16/2017 (All day)

Environmentalists and local activists are protesting a proposal by Culver City to allow up to 30 new oil wells to be drilled in the next 15 years. Even more controversially, the city's proposed regulations would allow for fracking and other forms of well stimulation.

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Keystone pipeline leaks 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota

Published: 
Thu, 11/16/2017 (All day)

TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators reported Thursday.

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Tesla unveils electric truck with 500-mile range — and teases a new sports car

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Thu, 11/16/2017 (All day)

Elon Musk unveiled the new Tesla Semi on Thursday night — and surprised everybody with a working prototype of a new Roadster sports car whose purpose, he said, is to “give a hard-core smackdown to gasoline cars.”

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‘Not about polar bears, but people.’ Latino lawmakers shift focus on climate change

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Thu, 11/16/2017 (All day)

State Sen. Ricardo Lara’s environmental awakening came when he left home and realized he didn’t have to shut his windows to avoid the dirty air.