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climate cange drives, hotter more frequent heat waves – Los Angeles Times

As California awakens to the worsening risk of extreme climate events, researchers are shedding new light on last year’s anomalous and extreme Pacific Northwest heat wave. One study published this week said such heat waves could become 20 times more…

Calif. To Ban Older Diesel Port Trucks By 2025; E-Truck Mandate By 2035

The State of California is continuing its aggressive policies pushing consumers and companies to adopt electric vehicles by proposing to force shipping companies to use electric trucks at the state’s beleaguered port facilities. Despite a supply-chain crisis that resulted in…

Op-Ed: Climate change solutions should take cues from global progress on population growth – Los Angeles Times

In the 1960s and ‘70s, global population growth was a huge concern. Scientists and the popular press spoke of a population explosion that threatened to cause famine, poverty and depletion of the Earth’s natural resources. The world’s population had grown…

Religious Americans less worried about climate change, poll says – Los Angeles Times

NEW YORK —  Most adults in the United States — including a large majority of Christians and people who identify with other religions — consider the Earth sacred and believe God gave humans a duty to care for it. But highly…

Opinion | A Climate Change Skeptic’s Change of Heart – The New York Times

To the Editor: Re “Yes, Greenland’s Ice Is Melting, But … ,” by Bret Stephens (column, Oct. 30): Mr. Stephens’s piece is right on point — had it been written 20 years ago. Regrettably the environment did not wait for…

Most TV shows and movies ignore climate change. That’s a problem – Los Angeles Times

This is the Nov. 3, 2022, edition of Boiling Point, a weekly newsletter about climate change and the environment in California and the American West. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. The climate crisis is the biggest…

How Decades of Hard-Earned Protections and Restoration Reversed the Collapse of California’s Treasured Mono Lake – InsideClimate News

The Water Desk, An initiative of the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder, supported research and reporting for this story. LEE VINING, Calif.—When Rose Nelson camped along lower Rush Creek in the summer of 2017, the water…

Some U.S. cities banning new gas appliances in effort to combat global warming – Yahoo News

Denver – With research showing emissions from gas stoves contributing to global warming, some U.S. cities are banning the installation of new ones. And while Los Angeles and New York City are among dozens of local governments mandating that new…

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