The path to LA’s future runs through USC next month, when Climate Resolve hosts Decarbonizing California, a major conference bringing together hundreds of people to discuss how California can help win the fight against climate change.
Following the lead of Los Angeles, Pasadena will become the second Southern California city to institute a requirement for “cool roofs” for all new residential construction as well as re-roofs when the square footage being replaced is 50% or greater.
Tied intimately to a changing climate, atmospheric carbon dioxide is one of several gases that trap heat near the surface of the Earth — leading to increased temperatures, rising sea levels, and the overall “global weirding” of our planet.
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Los Angeles has the unfortunate distinction of being named the city with the worst road conditions in the nation and the second deadliest city for pedestrians.