Category Archives: International

Inside the World of L.A. Geocaching, a Scavenger Hunt Taking Place All Around You

In La La Land, the home of movie magic, we’re used to our surroundings being not quite what they seem. Source of this article: LAWEEKLY Blogs, May 21, 2013 But did you know, at this very moment, you are surrounded … Continue reading

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Carbon Dioxide Level Passes Long-Feared Milestone

Atmospheric reading at Hawaii’s Mauna Loa tops what some say is a crisis point. Source of this article: The New York Times, May 10, 2014 The level of the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide, has passed … Continue reading

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July burns up the records, becoming hottest U.S. month ever

Average temperature in the Lower 48 was 3.3 degrees above normal, data show. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, August 9, 2012 July was the hottest month ever recorded in the United States, beating the previous record set … Continue reading

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Koch-funded climate change skeptic reverses course

A Berkely professor makes a surprise ‘total turnaround’ in a study funded by doubters of global warming. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, July 30, 2012 WASHINGTON – The verdict is in: Global warming is occurring and emissions … Continue reading

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‘Green’ Measures Key to Earth’s Future, Report Says

With costs rising, the administration plans to show ways for homes and businesses to save. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, January 20, 2006 By Usha Lee McFarling, Times Staff Writer By 2050, the planet’s population will increase … Continue reading

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Roll over, Moab

Christopher Reynolds takes the wild ride into Copper Canyon. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, April 12, 2005. By Christopher Reynolds, Times Staff Writer The shrine of the Virgin Mary is the tip-off: It’s all diabolical from here. … Continue reading

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U.S. to Require Passports at Border Entry Points

Under rules to be phased in by 2008, a driver’s license will no longer be sufficient for Americans returning from Mexico or Canada. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, April 6, 2005. By PAUL RICHTER, Times Staff Writer … Continue reading

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