Los Angeles May Reduce Carbon Emissions | Los Angeles Daily News

City Councilman Paul Koretz introduced a motion Friday that aims to reduce the city’s carbon footprint by 80 percent come 2050 … Koretz quoted the UCLA study on “Mid-Century Warming” that predicts a tripling of extreme heat days in Los Angeles and a reduction of snowfall in the Sierras.

Los Angeles Should Reassess Water Pricing | Central Valley Business Times

A revised multi-tiered pricing structure for residential water use, aimed at increasing conservation while minimizing the cost burden on low-income consumers, should be adopted by water agencies serving the Los Angeles area says new research from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Climate Change Affects Pollution | NBC News.com

Polluted air … hangs around for days as a result of climate change-related shifts in wind and rainfall patterns, according to a new study. The findings … dovetail with preliminary results from a project that is examining climate change impacts on Los Angeles, a city known for poor air quality, according to Alex Hall, a climate scientist at the University of California, Los Angeles.