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

Published: 
Wed, 03/14/2018 - 9:00pm

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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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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L.A. Basin methane emissions found up to 61% higher than estimates

Published: 
Sun, 01/18/2015 (All day)

A new study that used a mountaintop sensor to measure air pollution in the Los Angeles Basin found emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, are up to 61% higher than government estimates.

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Vegetarianism Cuts Your Dietary Carbon Footprint A Ridiculous Amount, Study Finds

Published: 
Sun, 06/29/2014 - 6:54pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

As the economic, political and personal costs of doing nothing to mitigate climate change skyrocket, there's one lifestyle change that slashes dietary greenhouse gas emissions in half: Veganism.

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Climate change could worsen ozone levels across the U.S., study says

Published: 
Tue, 05/06/2014 - 2:43pm
Category: 
Chemicals

Smog could worsen across the United States in the coming decades as climate change boosts summer temperatures and makes ozone levels more difficult to control, a new study says.