Weekly Roundup: Climate News for May 9-14

Local Climate News Los Angeles and California Stories 80 By 2050: The Los Angeles City Council approved Councilmember Paul Koretz’s climate motion to reduce greenhouse gases and help meet the city and state goals.

LA’s Bold ’80 x 2050′ Climate Action

Jonathan Parfrey at the press conference for the climate motion.

Weekly Roundup: Climate News for May 2-7

Local Climate News Los Angeles and California Stories Reducing Risk: A new Climate Plan report, “Toward a Sustainable Future: Is Southern California On Track?” (for which Climate Resolve contributed), shows that we are making progress.

Father Daniel Berrigan SJ – Requiescat in pace

Father Daniel Berrigan SJ died Saturday, April 30, in New York City at the age of 94.

Weekly Roundup: Climate News for April 25-30

Local Climate News Los Angeles and California Stories Growing the Green Economy: A new survey shows that more than 40,000 California businesses are focussed on clean energy, and there are more than 500,000 full- or part-time employees in the field.

We Are #ClimateResolved

Here at Climate Resolve, we work every day on climate solutions to protect our great city.

The Final Word

What does the State of California say about climate change and our need to prepare for its impacts?

Guess Who Said It: Presidential Candidates on Climate Change

Below, there are five quotes about climate change, all spoken by five presidential candidates (in alphabetical order: Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump).

Weekly Roundup: Climate News for April 11-16

Local Climate News Los Angeles and California Stories Hoorah for clean energy: More Californians work in clean energy than Hollywood.

Weekly Roundup: Climate News for April 4-9

Local Climate News Los Angeles and California Stories The Los Angeles region will face as many as 14 days of power outages this summer as a result of the Aliso Canyon gas leak and subsequent shutdown of the facility. 

Power Outages Due to Aliso Canyon Gas Failure: A Climate Change Perspective

Immediate action is needed to prepare for projected power outages this summer.

10 Things to Know About the New Report on Climate Change and Human Health

The White House released a new report, “The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment” this week that connects climate change to significant threats to the health of all Americans.

Weekly Roundup: Climate News for March 27-April 1

Local Climate News Los Angeles and California Stories A new study says California could get 70% of its power from rooftop solar energy.

Behind the Scenes at Climate Resolve: March 2016

[View the story “Climate Resolve at Work: March 2016” on Storify]

Metro’s Brilliant, Frustrating, $120 Billion Plan

The best thing about a first draft is that it’s a first draft — you can always make changes.

The Origin of Oil, AQMD, and the Oil Industry

We use it every day, but we rarely think about the origins of oil and gas.

How San Diego Won 100% Renewables: An interview with Nicole Capretz

On December 15, the City of San Diego announced its remarkable new Climate Action Plan, committing the city to 100% renewable power by the year 2035, and, by the same year, slashing its carbon emissions by half.

Climate Change at the Movies

When it comes to movies about climate change, you might naturally think of documentaries like “The Inconvenient Truth.” But the subject has also been the topic of some mainstream Hollywood movies.

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