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The beginning of the end of big, climate-changing power plants in California

Published: 
Tue, 10/24/2017 (All day)

Plans to build a new natural-gas-fueled power plant on the Ventura County coast had been in the works for years, and the project seemed like an all-but-done deal just a few short weeks ago.

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EPA Abruptly Blocks 3 Agency Scientists From Giving Talks On Climate Change

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Sun, 10/22/2017 (All day)

The Environmental Protection Agency has reportedly barred three agency scientists from giving talks about climate change at a conference in Rhode Island days before they were scheduled to speak.

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Goodbye golf course, hello olive groves! New Palm Springs enclave to become an ‘agri-hood’

Published: 
Sun, 10/22/2017 (All day)

The olive – that familiar little fruit lolling around in your martini – is about to make a splash in the Southern California real estate market.

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

Published: 
Mon, 10/23/2017 (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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Jane Goodall reflects on a lifelong mission to save the planet, and she's far from finished

Published: 
Fri, 10/20/2017 (All day)

“So,” Brett Morgen began, “you’ve been telling your story for so many years. Do you get tired of answering the same questions?”