Results tagged “Emily Guerin”

Houses Built To Resist Wildfires Are Burning In Wildfires -- And Being Rebuilt In The Same Way

California's wildfire building codes weren't designed for the modern megafire era.

4 Inches Of Rain Is All LA Got Last Year

Get used to really dry, and really wet, and nothing in between.

Take A Deep Breath And Read About How Bad LA Smog Really Is

There's a reason they call it Smog City.

LA Metro Is Already Buying Electric Buses. Now Everyone Else Will Too.

All those non-Metro city buses you see around? Yeah, they're gonna go electric, too.

Words You Never Hear in LA: There's A Hurricane Heading Our Way

Hurricanes are so rare there's only been two in SoCal in 150 years.

LA Renters Have Been Shut Out Of Solar. That's About To Change

To qualify, you must be an LADWP customer, and you must live in a multi-family apartment building.

Jerry Brown Is Getting Heckled At His Own Climate Conference

Protesters want Jerry Brown to ban oil drilling in California. He says that's impractical.

It's Not Just You. The Mosquitoes Really Are Worse This Year.

An invasive mosquito is spreading throughout SoCal. And it thrives in hot weather.

This Heat Wave In LA Was So Bad, It Burned Leaves Off The Trees

Wilted marijuana plants, sunburned impatiens, dead leaves on avocado trees. What's gonna happen when heat waves get even worse?

Why Would Someone Deliberately Start A Wildfire?

They could be angry. Or out of work. Or a firefighter (seriously).

Living At The Beach No Longer Means No AC Needed

A recent UC San Diego study also found that people in coastal areas were much more sensitive to heat than people living inland.

These Two National Parks In California Have Air Just As Smoggy As LA

The air quality in some of California's national parks is as bad as it is in Los Angeles

Congrats, California. You Slashed Carbon Emissions By A Lot. Now The Hard Work Begins

We met our 2020 emissions reduction goals four years early. Now we have to crack down on cow farts and car exhaust.

In Future LA, Summerlong Heatwaves Could Be The New Normal

Here are a bunch of ways global warming is going to affect our power.

Here's Why The Power Grid Had An Epic Fail This Weekend

It's not because we didn't have enough electricity to meet demand.

LA Explained: The LA River

Is it a river? A sewer? A flood control channel? A place to film awesome drag racing scenes? A tool of gentrifiers to raise property values? What's the deal with the L.A. River, and why should I care about it? Let's find out.