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L.A. NOWOpponents Wednesday celebrated the defeat of a controversial San Francisco measure that would have required the city to craft an $8 million plan to demolish the dam that created the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite and find alternate sources of...
Voters will confront two competing and high-profile initiatives in November that would raise the state's personal income tax to reverse some of the cuts that have been made to schools and other programs. Further down the ballot is another, less heralded...
In celebrating his reelection Tuesday night, President Obama finally touched on a topic that he and Republican rival Mitt Romney rarely broached during the campaign: Climate change. During his acceptance speech, Obama make a strong play to win over the...
Tags: Politics, Energy, Solyndra LLC, Ban Ki-moon, United Nations
Whoever wins the presidential election in November will confront urgent problems: Should tax cuts scheduled to expire be renewed? Should federal spending be cut to reduce the deficit or would that weaken an already lackluster economy? After one of the...
The decline of my 10-year-old refrigerator started with an unsettling wheezing sound and ended with a death rattle that would have cost $500 to fix. So I, like 10 million other Americans each year, dropped money on a new fridge and had the broken one...
Are two of the left’s most useful villains, Charles and David Koch, not quite as unredeemable as liberals believe? Could it be they might change their minds about climate change and admit that it is real? UC Berkeley physics professor Richard A....
PolitiCalGov. Jerry Brown often rails against the “declinists” in California, those who argue the state’s best years are behind it. Now, Brown is turning his ire to climate-change “deniers” in a new government-sponsored Web page...
In the midst of a broiling summer that is burning up crops and killing people, a lot of Americans, including most of the leaders of one of our two major political parties, do not think climate change is a problem. Like ostriches with their heads stuck...
If life were a movie, the president of the United States (probably played by Will Smith) would be leaping into action to save humankind from the calamity that a new scientific report says is about to befall the Earth. A paper prepared by 22...
Tags: Politics, Ecosystems, Will Smith, Republican Party, Movies
If you've wondered why people complain about the difficulty of doing business in Los Angeles, consider the Southern California International Gateway project. BNSF is prepared to invest $500 million to build the gateway, a rail loading yard that would...
GreenspaceSenator Barbara Boxer stepped up today to deliver an appeal for action at the mostly lackluster UN Climate Change Conference, which wraps up this week in Durban, South Africa. Her speech was delivered to an almost-empty Senate TV/Radio gallery, which is...
GreenspaceNews coverage of the UN climate talks in Durban has been minimal, at best, and that’s clearly because – just like in Copenhagen last year – there has been almost no mention of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, which was put in place to set...
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