Science & Environment

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California poised to lead nation on climate policy

"The bottom line is: common-sense, sensible climate change policy is economic growth policy for the state of California."

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Geneva: On the road to Paris

These negotiations take place against the backdrop of increasingly dire predictions about the results of climate change. 2014 was the hottest year on record.

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Top scientists: Test use of poison to re-engineer climate

"You're talking about potentially changing weather and climate. You don't want to do that without as good an understanding as you can possibly have."

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Historic environmental victory for L.A.’s Century City Center

After years of refuting thoroughly debunked arguments against it, the Century City Center has been approved.

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Top 10 environmental stories of 2015: predictions

In a recent column, I discussed my pick for the top 10 environmental stories of 2014; that got me to thinking about the coming year.

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The top ten environmental stories of 2014

Developments in 2014 make clear that the impacts of climate change are going to continue to grow, and the struggle to address this will intensify.

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Push at California climate confab to include workers in leadership

 "We cannot let the new green economy be a low-wage economy, because a sustainable environment needs a sustainable economy."

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Obama withdraws Alaska's Bristol Bay from drilling

President Obama announced Tuesday that he's removing more than 52,000 square miles of waters off Alaska's coast from consideration for oil and gas exploration or drilling.

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Game goes into overtime during Lima climate talks

The climate change negotiations went into overtime, with extended session that lasted two days beyond the scheduled adjournment.

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Blue-Green Alliance calls for planet-wide move to clean energy

"We must act now to address global climate change and promote the creation and maintenance of good jobs in the clean energy economy."

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