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Global climate change report

Kyoto: 10 years warmer -- a special report on global climate change, and California's leading role
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The California experiment

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's green state and the mathematics of carbon
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If you wiped California off the face of the planet, just made it disappear — leaving behind no car or SUV, politician, person, or cow — you'd eliminate only about 1.6 percent of the greenhouse gases that are warming the planet.

Keep California and lose Texas, and you'd more or less double the benefit to the planet, but you'd still be a long way short of solving the problem of global warming.

So it's hard at first to see how California's highly touted experiment in planet saving, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, Assembly Bill 32 for short, i Read more »