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  • Clean natural gas? Not so fast, study says

     
    “Relying more on natural gas would reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, but it would do little to help solve the climate problem,” says Wigley, who is also an adjunct professor at the University of Adelaide in Australia. “It would be many...
  • U.S. endures second-hottest summer on record

     
    Texas had its driest summer on record, with a statewide average of 2.44 inches of rain, more than five inches below the long-term average, and one inch less than the previous driest summer in 1956. New Mexico had its second driest summer and Oklahoma...
  • Dense fog forecast for Friday morning commute

     
    Southern California weather: dense fog expected to snarl traffic in Friday commute....
  • EPA scolded on greenhouse gas report review process

     
    We concluded that the technical support document that accompanied EPA’s endangerment finding is a highly influential scientific assessment and thus required a more rigorous EPA peer review than occurred. EPA did not certify whether it complied...
  • Climate change and health: How vulnerable is your city?

     
    As temperatures rise, so could the threats to your health. Climate experts predict average temperatures in California could rise between 4.7 to 10.5 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of this century, potentially worsening illnesses related to extreme heat and...
  • Warmer temperatures threaten California vineyards

     
    In the next 30 years, high-value vineyards in Northern California could shrink by 50% because of global warming, according to a new Stanford University study released Thursday. Applying scenarios from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change,...
  • Brush fires keep firefighters busy in Malibu area and Orange County

     
    Firefighters battled separate brush fires in Los Angeles and Orange counties Thursday afternoon, authorities said. A small fire reported shortly before noon near Encinal Canyon Road and Mulholland Highway burned 2 acres before it was extinguished about 1:...
  • Philip Hersh: Women ski jumpers take foggy leap of faith toward Olympics

     
    The fog in Oslo, Norway was so thick Friday that spectators at the bottom of the windswept ski-jump hill at the World Nordic Ski Championships could see little more than the moment the women athletes skied through the finish area.......
  • Climate change: Silicon Valley invests in extreme weather insurance

     
    Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla and Google Ventures have invested $42 million in a start-up run by former Google employees, which helps insure farmers against losses from increasingly volatile global weather. Khosla Ventures and Google...
  • Officials expect worsening weather conditions Sunday evening; flooding possible

     
    The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for Los Angeles County and a flood watch for the Orange County coast, Riverside and San Bernardino County valleys and the Inland Empire through late Sunday, the first day of spring.......
  • Weather Service issues storm warning for L.A. region

     
    The National Weather Service has issued a storm warning, saying that powerful winds and widespread snowfalls were expected to hit Los Angeles-area mountains through Friday morning. Snow levels will be between 4,500 fee and 5,500 feet, the agency said,...