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Key Program in Doubt as California Climate Bill Approved

Key Program in Doubt as California Climate Bill Approved

  • Published: Aug 23rd, 2016

California inches closer to new climate rules, but doubts grow over its cap-and-trade program.

With Warming, Western Fires May Sicken More People

With Warming, Western Fires May Sicken More People

  • Published: Aug 19th, 2016

Tens of millions more Western residents are expected to suffer from sickening "smoke waves" as temperatures rise.

Biomass Power Slumps as EPA, Industry Spar on Science

Biomass Power Slumps as EPA, Industry Spar on Science

  • Published: Aug 17th, 2016

Wood energy can help industries manage waste, but it's not as climate friendly as Congress claims.

Legal Doubts Over California’s Cap-and-Trade Program

Legal Doubts Over California’s Cap-and-Trade Program

  • Published: Aug 16th, 2016

California's cap-and-trade program is in legal doubt, but state officials are publicly ignoring the problem.

Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2016

This year's wildfire season in California shows signs of influence from climate change.

The Hottest Cities in U.S. vs. the Fastest Warming

The Hottest Cities in U.S. vs. the Fastest Warming

  • Published: Jul 19th, 2016

Scorching summer temperatures are exactly what we should expect in a warming world.

‘Is It Too Much to Ask to Breathe Clean Air?’

‘Is It Too Much to Ask to Breathe Clean Air?’

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2016

The West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project is focused on uplifting the voices of marginalized people.

U.S. Faces Dramatic Rise in Extreme Heat, Humidity

U.S. Faces Dramatic Rise in Extreme Heat, Humidity

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2016

Rising extreme heat and humidity in the U.S. cities threaten public health.