Climate Change

In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket launches with the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2)satellite onboard from Space Launch Complex 2 on July 2, 2014 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. OCO-2 will measure the global distribution of carbon dioxide, the leading human-produced greenhouse gas driving changes in Earth's climate. (credit: Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Launches Revolutionary OCO-2 Satellite For Climate Study, Avenges 2009 Setback

While most of the public, including observers, space enthusiasts and environmentalists, will see the launch as the largest effort to study climate change in human history, NASA will see the launch, set for 2:58 a.m. Tuesday, as a realization of redemption.

07/01/2014

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Gov. Brown: California At ‘Epicenter’ Of Climate Change

California is at the “epicenter” of global warming and other climate change, with the state experiencing longer fire seasons, rising sea levels and droughts that threaten agriculture, Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2014

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Senators Boxer, Feinstein Warn Of Climate Change In All-Night Session

More than two dozen U.S. senators have taken to the chamber floor for an all-night session to raise awareness on climate change.

03/10/2014

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Chipotle Stirs Up Controversy With Climate Change Concerns

Executives state in a new SEC filing cost fluctuations could force them to temporarily suspend menu items.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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Governor, Mayor Meet With Climate Change Task Force On Drought

The task force was created in November to oversee federal efforts to guard against droughts, floods, wildfires and storms related to climate change, according to officials.

02/13/2014

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Residents, Renters In San Pedro, Venice Could Be Hit Hard By Rising Sea Level

Flooding caused by a rising sea level would affect residents in Los Angeles’ low-lying communities, such as San Pedro and Wilmington, particularly those in older buildings and in rental communities like Venice.

01/08/2014

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Wildfires Spark Debate On Climate Change Among Calif. Politicians

Senator Barbara Boxer said Thursday that wildfires like the fast-moving Silver Fire should be a wake-up call to the reality of climate change.

CBS Los Angeles–08/08/2013

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Study: Southern California Could See Record Temperatures

Southern California is heating up and could see a record number of scorching days by mid-century, according to a UCLA study released Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2012

Maddie Meek, 9, (L) and her mother Dina Meek salvage what they can from her sister-in-law's home after it was destroyed when massive tornado passed through the town killing at least 116 people on May 24, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. Authorities were prepared to find more bodies in the town of 50,000 people. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

JPL Official: Climate Change Not Behind Deadliest US Tornado In 60 Years

A JPL climatologist says that the rise in frequency of tornadoes in the Midwest may be historic, but it’s not entirely uncharacteristic for the region

05/24/2011

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Engineers: California Tsunami Risk Rises With Sea Levels

The California Coastal Commission warns that when the ocean level rises — either through the tides or climate change — the damage from any tsunami gets significantly worse.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/21/2011

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