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Kenny Scharf Is Pissed and This Pile of Plastic Toys Is Proof

The legendary L.A. artist's new public sculpture brings us face to face with an ecological crisis
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Extreme Heat and Dehydration Killed a Hiker in Malibu on Labor Day

Five other hikers were airlifted to be treated for heat exhaustion and dehydration after they ran out of water
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Kitschy ’70s L.A. Plant Culture Is Coming Back to Life

The Getty celebrates the reissue of “Mother Earth’s Plantasia” with a countercultural garden party
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Brazil’s Government Is Rejecting Fire Aid, but Leonardo DiCaprio Hopes to Reach Indigenous Communities

The Oscar-winner's Earth Alliance is funding groups fighting against climate change on the ground in South America
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The Cougar Bridge Across the 101 Will Be an Epic Feat of Fundraising

Eighty percent of the $87 million project will be paid for with private money—and there's a long way to go
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The City’s Flawed Earthquake Alert App Is Getting an Overhaul

After ShakeAlertLA failed to alert anyone about the Ridgecrest quakes, the city is making some updates
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Climate Change Could Kill Off Southern California’s Joshua Trees

A new study shows even best-case scenarios aren't great
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Turns Out E-Scooters Aren’t as Eco-Friendly as Everyone Thought

A new study highlights heavy CO2 emissions from charging, manufacturing, and more
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These L.A.-Area Communities Have a Higher Fire Risk than Paradise, California

A new report shows that the NorCal city is no anomaly
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Automakers Defy Trump and Make a Climate Deal with California

Four top car companies will increase fuel efficiency even as the Trump administration works to ease standards