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  • ... released this month by the World Bank bears some upsetting news : without a redoubled commitment to reduce global greenhouse gas ... shrubs, and other organisms that have the reserves to weather a short period of aridity. That's part of what ecologists refer to ...
  • ... drive themselves to extinction by changing the global climate ? Maybe, but that's really the wrong question to ask. ... human society has triggered enough irrevocable climate change mechanisms that we're locked in to warming temperatures sufficient to ... Bats Last, McPherson suggested that Obama had turned his back on a 2009 global climate conference because he had inside ...
  • ... crucial in mitigating the effects of greenhouse gas-driven climate change . That's according to a report released today by the U.S. Geological ...
  • Climate change threatens to radically alter most of California's landscapes, but ... increase in dissolved CO2. Without that increase the news would seem to be very bleak indeed: Kelp in tanks where the water was ...
  • ... climate change in the state, and the results are bad news for Los Angeles, the Low Desert , and the San Joaquin Valley. ... reach 105° in Los Angeles, you're going to bounce back a lot more quickly than if you're bedridden in a Pico-Union flat with no ...
  • ... carbon dioxide and thus provide a solution to the climate change problem. Savory has gone so far, as in his TED talk, as to say ...
  • ... influential, AB32. Future Laws columns will also track back to water-related issues such as those mentioned, up above, by Parfrey. ... Burning coal is very dirty." Los Angeles still draws forty percent of its power from coal. Just because that amount is temporarily ...
  • ... -- L.A. might respond in kind. Our city may be laid- back , but it isn't charitable like that. It is what it is. There's lots of ... stood between me and my belovedly mythical SoCal that for forty -odd years was always just within reach, and then spring happened.  I ...
  • ... in the Siverlake district of Los Angeles. Picking up where back -to-the-landers left off at the edge of the 70's counter-culture, Knutzen ... " was a part of Lucy Lippard's 2007 Colorado exhibition "Weather Report." Preserving Paradise uses the format of the postcard to frame ...
  • Could the Sea of Cortez ever come back to reclaim the land of the Imperial and Coachella Valleys? ... accident. Predicting sea level rise due to human-caused climate change is a risky venture. The Intergovernmental Panel on ... of glacial ice sheets, and we've learned a fair bit of bad news about ice sheets since. Ice on water floats isostatically, like ice ...

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