Los Angeles Times

L.A. employers are preparing for your return. Here’s how

Getting cars off the road helped, but a brief reduction in traffic only went so far

By Samantha Masunaga, Laurence Darmiento, Andrea Chang

Los Angeles Times Exclusive

May 19, 2021

The Washington Post

The battle over climate change is boiling over on the home front

Municipalities want new buildings to go all electric, spurning gas-fired stoves and heating systems.

The gas industry disagrees

By Steven Mufson

Feb 23, 2021

The New York Times

The Air We Breathe

And what else you need to know today.

By City News Service

September 15, 2020

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles suffers worst smog in almost 30 years

By Tony Barboza

September 10, 2020

National Geographic

As oil prices crashed, tankers idled off California—spewing pollution for weeks

This scrum of oil tankers, right next to the Los Angeles basin, emitted tons of air pollutants and CO2

while they were parked.

By Alejandra Borunda

June 12, 2020

NBC Southern California

Traffic Reduction Impacts Southern California's Air Quality

By Lolita Lopez

May 24, 2020

NBC Southern California

Carbon-Neutral California Would Save 14,000 Lives a Year, UCLA Study Says

The air quality Californians are enjoying during the stay-at-home order could one day be the status quo,

if the state follows the instructions of a UCLA study.

By City News Service

May 5, 2020

The Washington Post

The silver lining to coronavirus lockdowns: Air quality is improving

The pandemic response has cleared the air from Los Angeles to Wuhan, China

By Andrew Freedman and Lauren Tierney

April 9, 2020

The Washington Post

Report: UCLA students use Lyft and Uber to get to class, and it’s raising environmental


The school newspaper, quoting university transportation officials, says students hail about 11,000 trips

a week just to get around campus.

By Fredrick Kunkle

February 1, 2019

U.S. News & World Report

The Clear Thing About China’s Smog

The air pollution that plagues Beijing and other cities worldwide can have short-term and long-term health


By Devon Haynie

Jan 13, 2017