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The delta smelt heads for extinction, marking a half-century of failed California water policy

Published: 
Fri, 01/05/2018 (All day)

You might wish you had as much power to affect the environment and the economy as the delta smelt.

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2 years after the gas leak above Porter Ranch, here’s what’s changed — and what hasn’t

Published: 
Sun, 10/21/2018 (All day)

Thousands fled their homes after a massive gas leak sprung at the Southern California Gas Co.’s Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility, ultimately spewing more than 100,000 metric tons of climate-altering methane into the atmosphere.

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SANTA MONICA CALLS OUT STATE BOARD’S ‘STEALTH ATTEMPT’ TO DELAY RENEWABLE ENERGY CHOICES

Published: 
Wed, 01/03/2018 (All day)

Santa Monica has been building momentum on a plan to shift the city’s electricity use to renewable energy sources — an effort that picked up speed last month when City Council members voted to plug into Los Angeles County’s new, government-run alternative energy utility.

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2017 Shatters Records With $306 Billion In Damages From Climate-Linked Disasters

Published: 
Mon, 01/08/2018 (All day)

The nation’s third-hottest year on record is now officially its costliest for billion-dollar natural disasters.

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Climate Change Has Quadrupled Ocean ‘Dead Zones,’ Researchers Warn

Published: 
Sat, 01/06/2018 (All day)

The size of oxygen-starved ocean “dead zones,” where plants and animals struggle to survive, has increased fourfold around the world, according to a new scientific analysis.