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Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change

Published: 
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 6:32pm

The world has warmed more than one degree Celsius since the Industrial Revolution. The Paris climate agreement — the nonbinding, unenforceable and already unheeded treaty signed on Earth Day in 2016 — hoped to restrict warming to two degrees. 

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Trump Administration Axes Funding For NASA System That Monitors Greenhouse Gases

Published: 
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:18am

The Trump administration has quietly eliminated funding for NASA’s research program that tracks greenhouse gases around the world.

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California's most recent cap-and-trade permit auction raises more than $800 million

Published: 
Tue, 11/21/2017 (All day)

California’s cap-and-trade program received another boost Tuesday, with its most recent permit auction reaching record-high sales, according to details released by regulators Tuesday.

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California's greenhouse gas emission targets are getting tougher

Published: 
Fri, 05/01/2015 (All day)
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Energy

Gov. Jerry Brown accelerated California's effort to slash greenhouse gas emissions Wednesday, burnishing the state's reputation as a pacesetter in the battle against climate change.

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Study shows how to power California with wind, water and sun

Published: 
Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:13am
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Energy

Imagine a smog-free Los Angeles, where electric cars ply silent freeways, solar panels blanket rooftops and power plants run on heat from beneath the earth, from howling winds and from the blazing desert sun.