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San Diego Climate Researchers Say 'Ditch The 2 Degree Warming Goal'

Oct. 1
By David Wagner
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Temperature rise isn't the best way to measure whether we're doing enough to combat climate change, San Diego scientists say.

High Temperatures Returning To San Diego County

Oct. 1
By KPBS , City News Service
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Forecasters say temperatures in inland San Diego County could soar into the triple digits later this week.

MTS To Order 45 New Buses For East County Routes

Sept. 30
By City News Service
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The new Metropolitan Transit System buses will be powered by compressed natural gas and include onboard video surveillance inside and outside the vehicle, new wheelchair restraint systems, disk brakes and enhanced cooling systems.

San Diego Mayor Releases Climate Action Plan

Sept. 30
By Tarryn Mento
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After the San Diego City Council last week urged the mayor to get moving on a climate action plan, Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced his strategy Tuesday with council leadership by his side.

What Impact Will California Plastic Bag Ban Have On Businesses, Consumers?

Sept. 30
Midday Edition
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California became the first state to impose the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags this week. We take a look at what impact the law might have on consumers, retailers.

Study: Causes Of Drought Linked To Climate Change

Sept. 30
Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio
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The drought currently hitting California is one of the worst in state history. A new study by climate scientists at Stanford links the cause of the drought to climate change.

City Council Members Propose Mandatory Water Use Restrictions In San Diego

Sept. 29
By City News Service
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Two City Council members proposed Monday that San Diego's voluntary water use restrictions — like cutting back on watering the lawn — be made mandatory.

UC San Diego To Install 2.5 Megawatt Energy Storage System

Sept. 29
By City News Service
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A 2.5-megawatt storage system with enough capacity to power about 2,500 homes will be installed at UC San Diego next year.

Santa Ana Winds, Triple-Digit Heat To Increase Fire Risk In San Diego

Sept. 29
By Susan Murphy
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Fire danger is expected to increase starting Thursday and continuing through Sunday as hot temperatures and weak to moderate Santa Ana winds arrive to San Diego County, according to the National Weather Service in San Diego.

Drought Hurts Julian's Apple Crop

Sept. 29
By Susan Murphy
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It’s that time of year when San Diegans flock to Julian for apple picking, apple pie, and apple cider. But this year, the star of the show has been hit in the core by drought.

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