Usha Lee McFarling

Usha Lee McFarling is the West Coast correspondent for STAT News.

McFarling has worked at the Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe and the Knight Ridder Washington Bureau and covered a wide range of topics from astrophysics and seismology to neuroscience, medicine and climate change.

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Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Looking for a Shred of Good News on Global Warming? Consider the Explosion of Cheaper Clean Energy
It’s clear that 2018 was a terrible year for Earth’s climate. California saw the deadliest and most destructive wildfires in its history, the continually thawing Arctic got down to the last 5% of its oldest and thickest ice, and after slowing in recent years, greenhouse gas emissions were once...
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