Articles Tagged With ‘Climate Change’




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Study warns of mass beach erosion in Southern California

A study published in a United States geophysics journal warns 31 to 67 percent of Southern California beaches could disappear by the year 2100 as a result of climate change. The study uses a newly-developed computer model called Coastal Storm... (Continue reading)

California to work with foreign countries on climate change policy

California Gov. Jerry Brown and leaders in the state Legislature are vowing to go around the incoming Trump administration and work directly with other nations and states in order to defend and strengthen California’s climate change policies. [New York Times]... (Continue reading)

Harmon vows to battle climate change as SLO’s mayor

At a press conference on the city hall steps, San Luis Obispo Mayor-elect Heidi Harmon reaffirmed her intent to battle climate change while in office. Harmon said she plans to push for SLO to become a net-zero emissions city. On... (Continue reading)

Cow fart bill passes California Legislature

California legislators have approved a bill targeting cow flatulence and manure, which lawmakers blame for releasing greenhouse gases. The legislation aims to reduce methane emissions related to manure to 40 percent below 2013 levels by 2030. [CBS San Francisco] Senator... (Continue reading)

Marijuana and assisted suicide bills go to California governor

A series of medical marijuana regulations passed both houses of the California Legislature just prior to a midnight deadline, and a bill that would legalize assisted suicide also moved on to the governor’s desk Friday. Friday marked the final day... (Continue reading)

What bills are under consideration in California?

California lawmakers have just four days left in this year’s regular session, and more than 300 bills are awaiting action. [LA Times] Bills under consideration include proposals to fight climate change, legalize assisted suicide and increase tobacco and medical marijuana... (Continue reading)

Climate change revisited

OPINION By DR. RAY WEYMANN In January 2010 I wrote an essay for CalCoastNews entitled “The Climate Change Challenge.” It is interesting but sobering to see in what ways the picture has and has not changed since then. A good... (Continue reading)

Central California coastal waters significantly warmer

Since the beginning of July, California Central coastal waters have been up to 7 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than average, leading to an unusual array of aquatic life spotted in the area. [LA Times] The upper ocean waters within 50 to... (Continue reading)

Brown signs West Coast pact on climate change

Governor Jerry Brown joined the governors of Oregon and Washington and the premier of British Columbia Monday to sign a West Coast pact on fighting climate change. [Mercury News] The Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy commits the... (Continue reading)

Lowest rainfall in 143 years

Droopy trees, smelly lakes and wilted flowers blanket San Luis Obispo County as a result of the lowest rainfall experienced in 143 years. The county is slipping further into drought with 3.5 inches of rainfall between January and October marking... (Continue reading)



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