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  • Pacific Ocean warming faster than it has in 10,000 years, study finds

    Pacific Ocean warming faster than it has in 10,000 years, study finds
    Scientists have struggled to explain a recent slowdown in the rise of global surface temperatures while skeptics have seized on the 15-year lull to cast doubt on the science of climate change. A new study offers one explanation of where much of the heat...
  • U.S. carbon emissions rose 2% in 2013 after years of decline

    U.S. carbon emissions rose 2% in 2013 after years of decline
    Carbon dioxide emissions from the nation’s energy sector rose about 2% in 2013 after declining for several years, federal energy officials reported Monday. The reversal came because power plants last year burned more coal to generate electricity,...
  • California bullet train project may soon face funding shortfall

    California bullet train project may soon face funding shortfall
    California's bullet train project is facing a potential funding shortfall in April when funding agreements require the state to come up with $180 million to match federal grants, said Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock), the chairman of the House of...
  • Gov. Brown wants to tap cap-and-trade funds for bullet train

    Gov. Brown wants to tap cap-and-trade funds for bullet train
    Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to provide urgently needed new funding for California's bullet train project from corporate fees on greenhouse gases melds two of his political passions: building the nation's first, truly high-speed rail system and putting the...
  • Assembly budget leaders react with cautious optimism to Brown plan

    SACRAMENTO — The top Democrat and Republican on the California Assembly budget committee both reacted with cautious optimism to Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal Thursday, while calling for greater investments in their parties' divergent...
  • Brown needs pollution bucks for bullet train

    Brown needs pollution bucks for bullet train
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown finally is showing us the money he hopes to parlay into paying for his bullet train. Basically, it's the cash from selling licenses to pollute. It's not called pollution licensing, of course. Officially, it's a cap-...
  • Praise, concerns in legislative report on Brown's budget proposal

    Praise, concerns in legislative report on Brown's budget proposal
    SACRAMENTO -- Legislative analysts praised Gov. Jerry Brown's new budget proposal on Monday, saying a mix of new taxes, a stronger economy and debt repayment has left California with a brighter financial future. "The governor’s proposal would...
  • Brown budget plan faulted on bullet train, teacher pensions

    Brown budget plan faulted on bullet train, teacher pensions
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown's new budget proposal would continue to improve California's finances, but his plans for financing bullet train construction and a lack of new money for the cash-strapped teacher pension system are troublesome, the...
  • The hazy future of California's bullet train

    The hazy future of California's bullet train
    This may be the make-or-break year for California's beleaguered bullet train, and Gov. Jerry Brown is determined to ensure it makes it. The governor has budgeted $250 million for the high-speed rail project this year, and he's proposed an ongoing...
  • Funding for bullet train draws controversy

    Funding for bullet train draws controversy
    SACRAMENTO — There are still a few days to go until Gov. Jerry Brown unveils his new budget proposal, but one of his ideas is already stirring controversy. The governor wants to use cap-and-trade revenue to bolster the state's high-speed rail...
  • Jerry Brown seeking $250 million to boost bullet train

    Gov. Jerry Brown wants to use $250 million in cap-and-trade revenue to help fund California’s troubled bullet train, according to Capitol officials.  The money is a small fraction of the project’s total $68.4-billion cost, but it could...