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Entries from July 2009

Catch-up (not ketchup) Thursday: smog polls, animal cancers, freeway “congestion pricing,” climate change and moms. People, we’ve got a polluted ground to cover. Yes, even during summer.

July 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Californians are less concerned about smog and global warming than they used to be. Here’s the story about the poll in the Los Angeles Times. Why some scientists now believe climate change is worse than many imagined is the focus of this Newsweek piece. “Shock” is not a word you want to hear. Freeways and […]

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Tags: environment · Smogtown

Summer recess: so much sun, even more distractions.

July 26th, 2009 · No Comments

We appeared on KCRW’s “Which Way L.A.?” program with Warren Olney in early July, and it’s only now that we’re getting around to blogging about it. Indolence, no doubt. Though we did the show from two different states (geographical, that is), we came together in agreeing just how much good, ‘ol toxic, L.A. smog has […]

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Tags: Smogtown book