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  • 7 Things You Might Not Know About Your Clothes Dryer

    There's a lot that your clothes dryer doesn't want you to know. For starters, it sometimes uses as much energy per year as a new energy efficient refrigerator, clothes washer and dishwasher combined, according to a report released Thursday by the...
  • Ford says it overstated gas mileage of hybrids, Fiestas, plans refunds

    Ford says it overstated gas mileage of hybrids, Fiestas, plans refunds
    Ford Motor Co. has lowered the fuel economy numbers for many of its hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles, plus its popular Fiesta, and promised to send checks to 200,000 U.S. customers who bought or leased Ford cars with inflated mileage numbers. The...
  • Ford lowers fuel economy ratings for Fiesta and hybrids, will pay owners again

    Ford lowers fuel economy ratings for Fiesta and hybrids, will pay owners again
    For the second time in a year, Ford has had to lower its fuel economy ratings on the C-Max Hybrid. This time, six models get reduced mpg ratings, including the 2014 Fiesta, 2013-14 Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi plug-in, the 2013-14  C-Max Energi plug-...
  • The EPA and climate change

    Benjamin Zycher ignores the fact that the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act was upheld during the Bush administration, and the Obama administration's proposal to reduce greenhouse...
  • Reducing carbon emissions has practical benefits [Commentary]

    Reducing carbon emissions has practical benefits [Commentary]
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy earlier this month announced plans to lower the carbon emissions from our antiquated coal-fired power plants 30 percent by 2030. Much of the justification for this has been focused on the need to...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'David Beckham into the Unknown'

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'David Beckham into the Unknown'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 8 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES No Limits In the first of two new episodes...
  • Garcetti lobbies U.S. for more expensive L.A. River project

    Garcetti lobbies U.S. for more expensive L.A. River project
    On a recent trip to the nation's capital, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made sure to call on Jo-Ellen Darcy. As assistant Army secretary for civil works, Darcy is critical to the city's efforts to win federal approval for a costly and ambitious plan...
  • Google Doodle honors Rachel Carson, author and environmentalist

    Rachel Louise Carson was born 107 years ago today in Springdale, Pa. Google is celebrating the occasion with a Google Doodle of the author and environmentalist standing with her notebook amid a wild world filled with plants and creatures. Carson is...
  • Peninsula leaders support Obama's climate action plan

    Peninsula leaders are joining in a letter sent Tuesday to President Barack Obama vowing enthusiastic support for his climate action plan, including controversial first-ever curbs on existing power plant emissions expected next week. Hampton Council...
  • Report: Many Find 'Global Warming' More Threatening Than 'Climate Change'

    Report: Many Find 'Global Warming' More Threatening Than 'Climate Change'
    A Yale report says American feel more personally threatened by "global warming" than by "climate change." And no wonder. "Global warming" makes Americans think of melting glaciers, coastal flooding, a hole in the ozone layer and worldwide catastrophe,...
  • U.S. Chamber says new EPA rule could cost economy $51 billion a year

    Signaling growing industry opposition to the Obama administration’s forthcoming proposal to curb carbon emissions from power plants, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce warned in a report Wednesday that the climate-change rule could cost the economy tens...