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

November 20, 2015 | Amy Quinton

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

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California Prepared For New Federal Emissions Goals

August 3, 2015 | Katie Orr

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.

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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.


Senate Democrats Embrace Governor's Climate Change Goals

February 10, 2015 | Amy Quinton

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

Rice Growers Could Help Reduce Greenhouse Gases

December 18, 2014 | Amy Quinton

Rice growers in California and elsewhere may soon have an incentive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Falling Gas Prices Benefit Drivers, Businesses

December 16, 2014 | Katie Orr

We continue a series today looking at parts of the California economy to see how they’ve evolved this past year. Today, how falling gas prices are affecting bottom lines.

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Study: Green Buildings Deliver Climate Benefits

December 16, 2014 | Amy Quinton

Green buildings in California reduce energy, use less water, and produce less waste. But a new study shows there is room for improvement when it comes to commute-related greenhouse gas emissions.

Republican Lawmakers Want To Prevent Gas Tax

December 1, 2014 | Amy Quinton

Republican lawmakers say fuel prices could increase significantly if fuel distributors have to participate in California’s cap and trade program.

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