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AP fact check: Trump’s twisted reality on guns, environment

Rob Jackson speaks on the various carbon emission goals set by the U.S., Britain, and the European Union.

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Geophysicist Bill Ellsworth on future earthquakes & looking back at Loma Prieta

“They may be seismically silent, but we know they’re out there,” Bill Ellsworth tells KGO 810 radio about faults in the Bay Area.

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How Loma Prieta changed earthquake science

"Loma Prieta was in many ways a transformative earthquake," says Bill Ellsworth about the 1989 magnitude 6.9 quake that originated in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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'Stormquakes': Hurricanes and earthquakes can create hybrid natural disaster, study finds

Lucia Gualtieri, an assistant professor of geophysics, speaks about the value of a new study on the combination of two frightening natural phenomena.

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Flooded bullet trains show Japan’s risks from disasters

Chris Field discusses the growing risk of typhoons and the need for disaster preparedness in a changing climate.

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California’s climate dystopia comes true

Earth system science assistant professor Gabrielle Wong-Parodi speaks about the impacts of PG&E's power shutoff.

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Microbes help solve a central mystery of ancient ocean temperatures

Paula Welander led a research team that studied archaea with the goal of understanding past global temperatures and Earth system dynamics.

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Q&A: What is the U.N. climate change summit?

The expanding reach of youth activism is another reason to remain optimistic about climate change, says Rob Jackson.

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UN climate panel finds growing risks to oceans, glacial regions

“We’ve learned in the last several years that not only is global warming already occurring, but that we are already experiencing the impacts,” says Noah Diffenbaugh.

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California’s power supply is getting greener. It’s still got far to go

“It’s really astounding how carbon dioxide emissions have been cut,” says Anthony Kovscek, while Sally Benson notes how California pioneered energy efficiency after the 1970s energy crisis.

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Still on Shaky Ground: 30 Years After the Loma Prieta Earthquake

“In principle, when we know where the energy is being stored, we can say which places are more likely to have an earthquake and which places less," says Howard Zebker.

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