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2/7/2015
When it comes to the fight against climate change, the United States is often cast as a laggard – if not an outright pariah. But that portrait is quietly changing. On one hand, the fundamentals of America’s conflict over the ...   
1/7/2015
Los Angeles County supervisors are considering ways to aid desalination plans on Catalina Island, where supplier Southern California Edison is considering requiring unprecedented 50% cuts in water use. The island is home to some 4,000 ...   
30/6/2015
f you’re like me, you writhe in guilt-ridden anguish each time you forget to bring your canvas tote to the grocery store. But in the rare times we do remember our reusable bags, Americans tend not to think much about what we actually put inside ...   
30/6/2015
Last year was the worst year on record for refugees. The number of people fleeing war and persecution jumped to nearly 60 million, the highest figure since the United Nations’ refugee agency began keeping records 50 years ago, and that doesn’t ...   
28/6/2015
On Monday, I'll have the honor of addressing U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and representatives from 193 countries gathered at U.N. headquarters in New York to call for immediate action on global climate change. This meeting is part ...   
24/6/2015
Politically fragile countries face breakdown as a result of mounting climate change pressures, and even stable ones may find coming shocks too big to manage peacefully, security and development experts warned. But work now to protect ...   
24/6/2015
In several recent surveys of physicians in the United States, close to 70 percent report that they are seeing the effects of climate change in their patients, here and now.As health professionals, we have a responsibility to point out ...   
22/6/2015
Farmers are reaping higher yields and ranchers' feed costs have fallen sharply since flooding swept across the southern U.S. Plains in May, with the record rains providing tangible benefits to agriculture despite causing damage that will likely ...   
22/6/2015
First came the rain garden, where bees buzz around the lavender and sage. Then came the back patio, where bananas, guava, passion fruit, ginger and an herb garden are fed by water diverted from the clothes washer. Later came the raised ...   
22/6/2015
The way inland California lawmakers see it, the only benefit to their constituents from Governor Jerry Brown’s expansion of carbon pollution laws will be cleaner air to breathe as they wait at the unemployment office.Brown and other ...   
17/6/2015
President Obama and other leaders at the G-7 Summit in Germany made headlines last week pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions 40 to 70 percent by 2050, the first time leading Western nations have committed to such specific long-term ...   
13/6/2015
In February 2014 farmer Joe Del Bosque stood in his field in drought-stricken California's Central Valley being personally reassured by President Barack Obama that Washington would not let his crops wither and die. It was Mr Obama's one ...   
12/6/2015
Climate change is a burning issue for the United States and particularly the American West, according to U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, whose department has to fight increasingly intense forest and range fires. In a tweet Friday, ...   
11/6/2015
Dear Secretary Clinton - In your husband’s years in office, the greenhouse effect was still fairly novel science; even eight years ago, when you were first running for president, climate change was not yet really a top-tier issue. In a ...   
9/6/2015
High in the Rocky Mountains, snowmelt fills a stream that trickles down into Ohio Creek and then onward toward the Upper Gunnison River. From there, it tumbles through the chasms of the Black Canyon, joining the Colorado River, filling the giant ...   
9/6/2015
The state Senate on Wednesday approved a far-reaching array of bills designed to cement the Golden State's reputation as an international leader in the fight against climate change.If enacted, the legislation will trigger a fundamental ...   
4/6/2015
This year, California farmers will likely experience worse drought conditions than they did in 2014, but a preliminary report suggests the economic impacts won't be as severe as some researchers had anticipated. According to data ...   
3/6/2015
Los Angeles County supervisors are slated to vote Tuesday on a conservation plan aimed at sharply reducing water use in the Antelope Valley, Malibu and Topanga areas to comply with state drought mandates. Under the proposal, most ...   
3/6/2015
Witnesses presented a bleak picture of the impact of ongoing drought in the West during a Senate hearing Tuesday, but there were a few rays of hope. First the bad news: "¢Seventy-five percent of land in the 11 westernmost states ...   
2/6/2015
France sought Monday to breathe life into talks for a UN climate pact, urging countries to forge a "pre-agreement" weeks before they meet to seal the deal in December. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius warned against temptations to ...   
2/6/2015
The UN's Paris climate conference, designed to reach a plan for curbing global warming, may instead become the graveyard for its defining goal: to stop temperatures rising more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.Achieving ...   
29/5/2015
The Salton Sea, a huge, shallow manmade lake located in the Sonoran Desert in California`s Imperial and Coachella valleys, has had problems for years. Its increasing saltiness has killed off most of its once-abundant fish species. Its shrinking ...   
27/5/2015
Torrential rains and widespread flooding in Texas have brought relief from a yearslong drought to many parts of the state. Such unpredictable and heavy rains are a big part of what climate scientists say that many Texans can expect in years to ...   
25/5/2015
Severe storms are creating massive flooding in Texas, Oklahoma and throughout the Great Plains. Meteorologists say this downpour most likely ended the years long drought for that portion of the West — but it comes at a high cost.   
25/5/2015
While climate change is no longer news to anyone, it can seem like an arbitrary concept; a term bandied about by politicians and cited by campaigners. But its effects, caused by all of us, will be felt by all of us. Scotland -- its wildlife and ...   

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