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Climate change swells ranks of refugees as Trump administration retreats to the sidelines

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Tue, 09/25/2018 - 10:21am

From African farms shriveled into desert to monster storms revved up by warmer air over the oceans, climate change is stoking environmental disasters around the globe and uprooting millions of people a year — adding to a refugee crisis said to be the worst since World War II.

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Jerry Brown Made Climate Change His Issue. Now, He’s Not Sure How Much Politicians Can Do.

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Wed, 09/19/2018 - 6:25pm

SAN FRANCISCO — It was a big act, one of the last in the final days of a long political career, and it was about one of his life’s passions: safeguarding the environment.

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As Trump retreats, businesses assume new prominence in fighting climate change

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Sat, 09/15/2018 - 12:09pm

In the fight against climate change, government and industry have traditionally been adversaries, as regulators try to force polluters to take costly steps to cut planet-warming emissions.

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By announcing California's first satellite launch, Gov. Jerry Brown ends climate summit with a cosmic boom

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Sat, 09/15/2018 - 11:45am

When Gov. Jerry Brown said California should launch its own satellite in the 1970s, the plan was considered so far-fetched that critics dubbed him Gov. Moonbeam.

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In 27 cities, emissions are declining and economies are growing

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Sat, 09/15/2018 - 11:00am

Climate scientists warn that global emissions need to peak by 2020 if the planet is to dodge catastrophic warming. At the summit Thursday, 27 cities announced they have already met that goal, and their emissions are on the decline even as their economies are growing.