Environment & Climate News
- Pandemic Causes Historic — But Fleeting— Drop In U.S. Climate Emissionson January 14, 2021
Aircraft largely stayed on the ground in spring 2020, leading to a drop in greenhouse gas emissions.; Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images Lauren Sommer | NPRAs commuters stayed home in 2020 and airplanes remained on the ground, the nationwide […]
- Consortium wants to cut down L.A. County Arboretum trees to make room for storm water treatmenton January 17, 2021
The plan by a consortium of five foothill cities and Los Angeles County Public Works would consume up to 4 acres of the arboretum's Australia section.
- Strong, potentially damaging winds possible for L.A. region early next week, forecasters sayon January 17, 2021
Gusts of 80 to 90 mph or higher are possible in some locations
- Dana Point landslide drama likely to be replayed elsewhere along the coaston January 15, 2021
Oceanfront bluff armoring to protect homes has been twice rejected by the state Coastal Commission.
- President Trump travels to Texas to tour his border wallon January 12, 2021
Since January 2017, roughly $15 billion has been identified to construct around 738 miles of border wall through different funds, including those made available through Trump's declaration of a national emergency.
- Michigan plans to charge ex-Governor in Flint water probeon January 12, 2021
Snyder, a Republican who has been out of office for two years, was governor when state-appointed managers in Flint switched the city's water to the Flint River in 2014 as a cost-saving step while a pipeline was being built to Lake Huron.