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Why is there soot on the snowpack?

Do pollutants from Asia affect California's climate? Why is there soot on the snowpack? New air sampling stations in Sierra Nevada will search for pollution sources Massie Santos Ballon, special…

Globl warming worsening U.S. water crisis

Global warming worsening U.S. water crisis Global warming worsening U.S. water crisis mongabay.com January 31, 2008 Human-induced climate change is accelerating a water crisis in the American West, reports a…

California fires release 8M tons of CO2

California fires release 8M tons of CO2 California fires release 8M tons of CO2 mongabay.com November 1, 2007 Southern California wildfires released 7.9 million metric tons of carbon dioxide in…

San Francisco hit by 5.6 earthquake

San Francisco hit by 5.6 earthquake San Francisco hit by 5.6 earthquake mongabay.com October 30, 2007 The San Francisco Bay Area was struck by a magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 8:04…

Could a hurricane hit California?

San Diego has been hit by hurricanes in the past and could be affected by such storms in the future, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…

Jumbo squid invasion in California

Jumbo squid invasion in California Jumbo squid invasion in California mongabay.com June 6, 2007 Thousands of Jumbo squid (Dosidicus gigas) squid are appearing off the coast of Southern California, according…