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World Temperature Hits Record High in June

July 21, 2014 | 12:35 pm

World Temperature Hits Record High in June

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Last month’s average global temperature was 61.2 degrees, beating the previous record set in 2010.

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Interactive Map: How Sea Level Rise Could Swamp Coastal Communities

June 16, 2014 | 9:30 am

Interactive Map: How Sea Level Rise Could Swamp Coastal Communities

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Rising seas will likely lead to unprecedented flooding along parts of California’s coast within 20 to 60 years, according to a new report. Read more …

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Berkeley Considers CO2 Warning Labels at Gas Pumps

June 16, 2014 | 7:00 am

Berkeley Considers CO2 Warning Labels at Gas Pumps

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A new effort to highlight the connection between pumping gas and dumping carbon into the atmosphere. Read more …

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Brown Pelican Population Plunges in California

June 4, 2014 | 12:15 pm

Brown Pelican Population Plunges in California

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Possible reasons for their decline range from food supply shifts to changes in water temperature. Read more …

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Bay Area Communities See Signs of Climate Change

May 25, 2014 | 9:00 am

Bay Area Communities See Signs of Climate Change

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The Bay Area is already seeing signs of climate change.

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IPCC: Climate Change Is Taking a Growing Toll in California

April 1, 2014 | 12:42 pm

IPCC: Climate Change Is Taking a Growing Toll in California

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The latest U.N. report includes recommendations for how the state might try to adapt. …read more

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Otters Take On Urchins in Underwater Climate-Change Drama

January 14, 2014 | 11:33 am

Otters Take On Urchins in Underwater Climate-Change Drama

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Sea otters are hands down the most appealing creatures on Earth. They’re also fighting climate change.

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Obama Moves to Limit Power-Plant Carbon Pollution

September 20, 2013 | 12:28 pm

Obama Moves to Limit Power-Plant Carbon Pollution

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The administration presses ahead with tough requirements despite protests from industry and GOP.

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Climate Change Could Transform Bay Area’s Cherished Parklands

September 9, 2013 | 1:25 pm

Climate Change Could Transform Bay Area’s Cherished Parklands

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KQED’s Lauren Sommer looks at the future of Bay Area open space as climate gets hotter and drier.

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Chevron Refinery’s Planned Expansion Worries Environmentalists

August 7, 2013 | 10:12 am

Chevron Refinery’s Planned Expansion Worries Environmentalists

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by Anna Vignet, San Francisco Public Press The hundreds of activists on hand Saturday at Chevron’s Richmond refinery to protest its contribution to global warming might be surprised to learn that California says it has found a way to control the company’s carbon footprint within the state, despite its plans to expand. The refinery, occupying […]

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