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Global Warming

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  • Mayor Garcetti discusses drought, extreme weather

    Mayor Garcetti discusses drought, extreme weather
    Speaking on the ABC News program “This Week,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined a panel of guests Sunday morning to discuss climate change. Garcetti agreed with others on the show and said that the monster snow storms on the East...
  • Obama's environmental advisor set to return to Los Angeles

    Obama's environmental advisor set to return to Los Angeles
    WASHINGTON – Nancy Sutley, the top White House environmental advisor, is a fan of Wallace and Gromit, the claymation movie stars. Wallace, a tinkerer, habitually gets in trouble with his elaborate inventions, and Gromit, his silent but hyper-...
  • Desalination could help California -- but only if it's done right

    Desalination could help California -- but only if it's done right
    Californians used to call it earthquake weather, the unseasonably warm, dry, blue-sky days that pushed deep into this year's rainy season. Now we just call it drought. Unfortunately, the state's water resources are at critically low levels (12% of...
  • State Dept.: Keystone XL would have little impact on climate change

    State Dept.: Keystone XL would have little impact on climate change
    WASHINGTON -- A long-awaited environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline released Friday by the State Department found the project would have a negligible impact on climate change, bolstering the case for the controversial project as it heads to...
  • From governor's mail room to utilities commission

    SACRAMENTO — Michael Picker, the newest member of the powerful Public Utilities Commission, has a long history with Gov. Jerry Brown: He worked in the governor's mail room during his first term from 1975 to 1977. "I delivered press releases," said...
  • Free the Keystone XL pipeline, Mr. President

     Free the Keystone XL pipeline, Mr. President
    Welcome to the "year of action." In last week's State of the Union address, the president vowed to do whatever he has to to help the economy, even if that means working around Congress: "What I offer tonight is a set of concrete, practical proposals to...
  • Keystone XL, a sorry symbol of a continued reliance on fossil fuels

    Keystone XL, a sorry symbol of a continued reliance on fossil fuels
    The State Department is probably right to conclude, as it did Friday, that the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline project would have a negligible effect on climate change. Even though the extraction of the oil would certainly cause significant pollution,...
  • Climate engineering ideas no longer considered pie in the sky

    Climate engineering ideas no longer considered pie in the sky
    WASHINGTON — As international efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions stall, schemes to slow global warming using fantastical technologies once dismissed as a sideshow are getting serious consideration in Washington. Ships that spew salt into...
  • McConnell says liberal California billionaire just like the Kochs

    McConnell says liberal California billionaire just like the Kochs
    WASHINGTON —  As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid resumed his polemic against the Koch brothers Tuesday, Republicans were quick to respond, noting they are not the only ones with a generous billionaire in their corner. The debate on the Senate...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown wants polluters' fees to help fund high-speed rail

    Gov. Jerry Brown wants polluters' fees to help fund high-speed rail
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown wants long-term funding for California's high-speed rail project to come from the state greenhouse gas reduction program, expanding his commitment to the $68-billion project despite an ongoing legal battle. His plan...
  • It's International Polar Bear Day: What you can do to help

    It's International Polar Bear Day: What you can do to help
    Happy International Polar Bear Day! The polar bear conservation group Polar Bears International, has set aside Feb. 27 as a special day to celebrate those furry white giants of the North, and to remind the public that it is not too late to help them....