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  • Climate change gets the blockbuster treatment on Showtime

    Clad in a military-style flight suit and aviator shades, Harrison Ford walks across a sunny tarmac and climbs into a fighter jet and takes off. Soon, he's soaring 5,000 feet above California. Ford is not starring as the hero of a summer blockbuster...
  • EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools

    EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools
    WASHINGTON -- New draft rules limiting greenhouse gases from existing power plants will give states the tools to curtail emissions that drive climate change without shuttering lots of facilities and threatening electric reliability, said Gina McCarthy,...
  • Senate leader pushes new plan to spend polluter fees

    Senate leader pushes new plan to spend polluter fees
    SACRAMENTO -- Senate leader Darrell Steinberg on Monday outlined a new proposal for funding affordable housing, transportation upgrades and bullet train construction with money from California's cap-and-trade program. The program, approved by the...
  • Letters: Danger signs for California

    Re “Does fracking cause quakes?,” Editorial, April 20 Thanks for your clearly voiced concerns about fracking. Certainly the geology of California, which is significantly different from other oil shale areas, implies both a risk of major...
  • U.S. greenhouse gas emissions dropped 3.4% in 2012

    Greenhouse gas emissions in the United States dropped by 3.4% in 2012, federal environmental regulators reported Tuesday. The decline over the previous year was driven mostly by power plant operators switching from coal to natural gas, improvements in...
  • Cherry blossoms help MARC set weekend ridership record

    Cherry blossoms help MARC set weekend ridership record
    A total of 13,338 people rode MARC trains along the Penn Line this weekend, setting a record for the new service as many made their way to Washington for cherry blossom celebrations. That's more than triple the number — 4,085 — who rode...
  • Climate change demands action [Editorial]

    Climate change demands action  [Editorial]
    The latest findings from the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change are not as bad as some may have expected. Not that climate change isn't worsening — it is. The window to do something about it is still closing, and the potential impact on...
  • DWP gets a new leader, and she gets some tough challenges

    The Los Angeles City Council is expected to confirm Marcie Edwards, Mayor Eric Garcetti's pick to head the Department of Water and Power, on Friday. In many ways, Edwards seems to be the ideal candidate for the general manager's job. She's both an insider...
  • Supreme Court to weigh EPA move to regulate greenhouse gases

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's drive to regulate greenhouse gases could hit a snag at the Supreme Court next week as industry groups and Republican-led states ask justices to block what they call a "brazen power grab" by the president's...
  • Can car-happy L.A. learn to share the road?

    Can car-happy L.A. learn to share the road?
    September brought sweet victory to the growing community of California cycling advocates: Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that will prohibit the driver of any motor vehicle from passing a bike rider on the road unless there is 36 inches of space...
  • Court skeptical of EPA regulations

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court, in a hearing Monday, sounded ready to reject a set of disputed permitting rules designed by the Obama administration to restrict carbon emissions from plants and factories. But a majority of justices also agreed...