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State Government

States And Cities Are Fighting Climate Change, With Or Without Nations

April 11, 2017 |

Climate scientists say new alliances between sub-national governments could seriously reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but it may not be in time.

Environment

Volkswagen To Pay California $66 Million More For Emissions Cheating

December 20, 2016 |

Volkswagen will pay California an additional $66 million to settle another lawsuit about cars it designed to flout emissions standards.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Methane Emissions Growing Faster Than Any Other Time In Past Two Decades

December 12, 2016 |

California regulators are meeting this week to discuss plans to cut methane emissions 40 percent by 2030.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Restoring California Meadows Could Help Combat Climate Change And Increase Water Supply

November 20, 2015 |

Scientists are studying if restoring mountain meadows can play a small part in combating climate change.

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Environment

California Prepared For New Federal Emissions Goals

August 3, 2015 |

President Barack Obama says it’s time for the US to get serious about climate change. But long-time observers say California law and policy makers have been enacting tough environmental laws for years.

Carl Costa / CALmatters

Environment

Climate Change: California's In Front And Not Looking Back

July 20, 2015 |

Lawmakers will return to Sacramento next month to debate new rules to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In 2006, the state adopted one of the most comprehensive emissions control plan in the country. Experts say that goal-setting strategy is critical.

Environment

Senate Democrats Embrace Governor's Climate Change Goals

February 10, 2015 |

Senate Democrats have unveiled legislation that would fulfill California Governor Jerry Brown's climate change goals of reducing reliance on fossil fuels.

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