Ben Lefebvre

Energy reporter for Politico

Energy reporter for Politico

Ben Lefebvre on KCRW

Around 150 million people around the world could be forced to move because of climate change within the next few decades, according to the World Bank.

Climate change is shifting who’s in your neighborhood. What does it mean for CA’s future?

Around 150 million people around the world could be forced to move because of climate change within the next few decades, according to the World Bank.

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Twenty-seven massive tankers float off the Port of LA, loaded with oil that has no place to go.

With demand for oil at an all-time low, will there be new opportunities for renewable energy?

Twenty-seven massive tankers float off the Port of LA, loaded with oil that has no place to go.

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