Admit it: You take Southern California for granted. Surfing in the summer. Snowboarding in the winter. Gorgeous natural scenery all year long. That might not last forever. In fact a UCLA study released today says that we could lose a vast majority of our snow by the end of the century as a result o ... More >>
A new study out this week looks at the wine industry through the lens of climate change. The study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, finds that many of the current wine producing regions in the world will be less suitable for wine production, and that at le ... More >>
Though it may not look like it today (some serious June gloom going on out there), the Los Angeles area is slowly heating up -- and there's nothing we can do to stop it. This, according to a complex new study out of UCLA's Center for Climate Change Solutions. It's being touted today by L.A. Mayor A ... More >>
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Pull back, David Geffen, pull back! Whoever thought it was a good idea to build houses on the edge of the crashing surf in Malibu wasn't thinking long-term. (He was thinking hot tubs and bikinis, obviously. Or, in Geffen's case, infinity pools and man-thongs). A new report from Climate Central says ... More >>
Such a drag.Los Angeles journalists think any shift in the weather is breaking news. If it's cold, you can expect a wave of "Jack Frost possibly nips Hollywood sign!" stories or grim rain-damage estimates; if it's warm, every L.A. rag will run an obligatory "it's freaking gorgeous out" piece, ... More >>
Kim DaviesWhy go to the beach when the beach will come to you? Literally. Slowly: A fraction of an inch at a time. A new report says that by the mid point of this decade sea level will be a foot and a half higher. That, in our view, could be devastating to the way-too-close-to-the-beach deve ... More >>
NASADon't go changin'.Al Gore is wrong. So go ahead, pack up your things and move back to the coast. Global warming might not happen. Not that we haven't tried our best to ruin the planet. We have. And we had a good run there with the ozone layer, the great pacific garbage patch and The Edge ... More >>
Kofi Annan used to preside over the mass of bickering poker buddies known as the U.N. Back then, he worried about an AIDS epidemic and that retro scourge "weapons of mass destruction." Nowadays, Annan is a travelling sage, collecting causes the way Hiltons collect boyfriends: namely, those relat ... More >>
Ecolocalizer.com"No on 23" rally in Berkeley.A new Reuters/Ipsos Poll shows that Big Oil-funded Proposition 23, the November ballot measure that seeks to suspend California's global climate change law, is heading for almost certain defeat, with 49 percent of those polled opposing the initiat ... More >>
The attorneys general of Alabama, Nebraska, Texas and North Dakota will sue California over its Global Warming Solutions Act, known as AB32, which requires 80 percent carbon emission reductions by 2050, California Watch reports. First, though, the potential litigants are awaiting the results ... More >>
JPLGet ready for the storm of the century: NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena this week unleashed a study showing that El Ninos, those wet-weather generators for Southern California, are growing stronger and more frequent. There has been some speculation that the warm Pacific water ... More >>
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