Science & Environment

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Today in environmental history: Bill McKibben steps it up with 350.org

This is the science of climate change. It is no longer up for debate.

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Today in environmental history: Mojave Desert spared a nuclear waste dump

Ward Valley, Calif., was decided upon in 1988 as the preferred location for a nuclear waste dump to be operated by U.S. Ecology.

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New York City climate change activists strategize for future

Activists attended a forum on proposed climate and environmental legislation for New York City.

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Most Catholics worried about climate change

"We find that a solid majority of Catholics think global warming is happening (70 percent)."

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Activists use impetus of Climate March to invoke justice

Labor, climate, and community activists met to turn the passion of the People's Climate March into a movement.

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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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