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California moves towards 100% carbon-free electricity after landmark vote

By 2045, California could get 100% of its electricity from zero-carbon sources. On Wednesday, the state senate voted to pass SB100, a bill that speeds up the current goals for renewable energy–the state will now aim to hit 50% renewable electricity by 2026, and 60% by 2030–and then targets 100% carbon-free production in 27 years.

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California lawmakers vote on bill to go emissions-free by 2045

California state lawmakers are in the middle of a historic vote to move the state completely off fossil fuels.

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The Arctic’s ‘last bastion’ of sea ice is breaking up for the first time on record

The sea ice off the coast of northern Greenland is normally some of the thickest in the entire Arctic, with ridges of ice piled as high as 70 feet in some places. But recent satellite imagery shows that some of the Arctic’s oldest ice has been replaced by miles of open water for the first time on record, surprising scientists and ice monitors.

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Sea life in ‘peril’ as ocean temperatures hit all-time high in San Diego

Between 1982 and 2016, the number of ‘marine heatwaves’ doubled, and likely will become more common and intense as the planet warms, study finds.

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Are devastating wildfires a new normal? “It’s actually worse than that,” climate scientist says

It’s up to us” whether to do something about it. If we reduce carbon emissions and move away from the burning of fossil fuels, we can prevent these changes from continuing to worsen…

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Why the endangered green sea turtle is losing its male population

The struggle to save the already endangered green sea turtle faces a new challenge. Now, the males of the species seem to be disappearing.

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Mendocino Fire in California Is Now Largest in Modern State History

A fire that has been growing for nearly two weeks in Northern California, is now the largest in modern state history. Of the top 20 largest wildfires in California, about half have come in the last decade, according to Cal Fire.

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There’s alarming signs Earth may be in worse shape than ever before

Climate change is here and is affecting the entire globe – not just the polar bears or tiny islands vulnerable to rising sea levels – scientists say. It is on the doorsteps of everyday Americans, Europeans and Asians, and the best evidence shows it will get much worse.

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Scientists draw new connections between climate change and warming oceans

In a new study, researchers suggest if contemporary global carbon emissions continue to rise, the future of many fish species in our oceans could be at risk.

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