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To salvage recycling, Phoenix increases solid waste residential rate by 24%

The City Council voted Tuesday to increase the solid waste residential rate by $6.40 a month, which is to be phased...

LAUSD’s Own ‘Green New Deal’ Calls For Ditching Non-Renewable Energy By 2040

Imagine getting rid of every school bus, heating system, boiler, oven or stove in the Los Angeles Unified School...

How Desert Botanical Garden Keeps Arizona’s Most Endangered Cactus Growing

When you think about endangered species, you might think about pandas in China or the Siberian tiger. Here in...

What The New Solar Requirement Means For Housing In California

As of Jan. 1, every new home or three-story residential building in California has to have its energy powered by...

On Thin Ice In The Arctic: CU Scientist Says Melting May Threaten Parts Of Historic Mission

A University of Colorado scientist who spent months drifting through the Arctic Ocean on a ship says thinning and...

Report Highlights The West’s Air Quality Challenges

About one-third of Americans live in areas that regularly have unhealthy levels of air pollution.About one-third of...