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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
... joining that war, but the momen- tum of global events was clear. In early 1941, the Navy leased Treasure Island from San Francisco and opened a receiving center there, and in the spring of 1942 it acquired the island from the city outright (though not without protest from San Francisco over the low price...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 56–59.
Published: 01 September 2015
... inhabit high elevations in the Sierra Nevada and other western mountains. Global warming is pushing them upward along mountain slopes, out of their historic habitats. Since mountains are not getting any higher, pikas are running out of space and have disappeared from some of their former haunts. In the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... It depends on your perspective. In the United States we produce most of our energy 82 percent by burning oil, coal, and natural gas. With every megawatt produced from those sources, more carbon dioxide escapes into the atmosphere, stoking global warming. Nuclear power is extremely difficult to...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 90–97.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Naked in the Mind Field, a collection of essays released in 1997 that covers wide-ranging subjects, from PCR to astrol- ogy, global warming to the O. J. Simpson trial. There on that winding road to Mendocino, Mullis s moment of insight came after following his usual torrent of thoughts into an...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 32–41.
Published: 01 September 2015
... everybody wants to go to Yosemite at some point in their lives. And everybody wants clean air and clean water. And everybody wants a world without runaway global warming. But there are still going to be big debates about A team of students in the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability senior...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 42–45.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Ke´ry, and Scott A. Morrison, Hierarchical Distance-Sampling Models to Estimate Population Size and Habitat-Specific Abun- dance of an Island Endemic Ecological Applications 22, (2012): 1997 2006. 11 T.H. Johnson and Alison J. Stattersfield, A Global Review of Island Endemic Birds IBIS 132 (2008...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 106–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
...-influenced cyborg, anarchist collectives, cities gone mad with class division, and a map of San Francisco’s new archipelago, created by the inevitable rising waters of a warmer world. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Sea-level rise global warming class conflict anarchism...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Golden Gate Pacific world Panama-Pacific International Exposition Gold Rush Spanish-American War Reuben B. Hale Panama-Pacific Historical Congress sea rise Jobs 1st Alliance Pacific Fleet shipping containers global warming...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 95–105.
Published: 01 March 2015
...: 10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.95. BOOM | S PR I NG 2015 95 Boom: How do you imagine California in relation to the Pacific world in 2115? Alex Steffen: A lot depends on much broader global ques- tions. What will the world will be like in 2115? That s an open question. We know that the range of possibility is...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 62–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Zone faced deportation after demanding back wages and fair treatment. Why look back at these tensions during the centenary celebration of the Panama- Pacific International Exposition? The fair was supposed to celebrate all that was new, hopeful, and inspiring: technology, light shows, global...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 107–109.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 nostalgia globalization cultural confluence Bangalore Swensen’s Ice Cream Indo-Californian fast food anjali vaidya Peering Through the Cracks in the California Dream Bangalore s nostalgia for our manufactured past A good rule of...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 102–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... diplomacy. This is clear immediately. It is an enormous loss, and for several weeks this gave me a point on which to fix. But simulta- neous to this global paroxysm, there was a personal story for every person who knew Chris, a small, local loss that does not leap as easily across borders. This was the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 60–69.
Published: 01 September 2014
... heart of his preservationist, wilderness- centric vision for California. At present rates of greenhouse gas production, the average global temperature will likely increase by around 7 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of the twenty-first century. In California, the impact of this anthro- pogenic climate...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 67–72.
Published: 01 December 2013
... recommendations, and instant messages. As temperatures rise in California, more optimistic futurists count on green production and consumption Potential impact of global warming on snowfall in the Los Angeles region by 2050. PHOTOGRAPH BY BOB BERNAL; RENDERING BY JACOB COOPER, CLIMATE RESOLVE. BOOM | W I N T E R...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 35–45.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Kurzweil predicts. While many are either bemused or offended by Kurzweil s immortalism, critics are appalled by his belief that sheer technological progress will allow us to escape the gravity not just of mortality but of global warming, eco- nomic injustice, and other forms of hardship. Places like...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 54–66.
Published: 01 December 2013
... movements, this discourse influenced California s role as pioneer in environmental policy from the California Environmental Quality Act of 1970 to the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 as well as the University of California s support for some of the nation s first programs in environmental...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... California and the world focusing on 2050. It is a key date. Around then global population growth is expected to level off. And if we don t get our act together by then, cli- mate change will really start kicking in. We ve talked about a lot of these big ideas in this issue of Boom. But 2050 is also not that...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 38–49.
Published: 01 September 2013
... apparent during the 1960s that people realized humans were altering global systems through the massive burning of fossil fuels. That altering of the planet s heat balance bringing energy forward from its slow stor- age in the distant past into rapid release was quickly understood to lead to global warming...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 82–86.
Published: 01 July 2013
.../global trade ineluctably mark this very typification of the contem- porary city. The current dim-sum-con-salsa ethnoburbsEast LA, Venice, Holly- wood, Santa Monica, Long Beach, San Pedro, South Central, Beverly Hills, Palos Verdes, Mid-Wilshire, Koreatown, the Westside, or the older, secluded canyon...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 52–71.
Published: 01 July 2013
... accelerated from there. During a public meeting, a member of the Rancho Pe~nasquitos Town Council exclaimed, I don t mean to sound NIMBY, but I don t want those power lines ruining our community With that, the battle lines were drawn. It was a warm Southern Californian summer evening, and the woman s...