Climate News Roundup: March 19-25
Posted by Stef McDonald in # Blog, #Weekly News Roundup on March 25, 2017
The Latest on Climate Change in Los Angeles and California, and Beyond
Taking Charge: The California Air Resources board voted unanimously to continue with the vehicle greenhouse gas emission standards and zero-emission vehicle program for vehicles sold in California through 2025. More: “California’s Vow to Reduce Auto Pollution May be Setting up a Full-Out War with Trump” (Chris Megerian, LA Times)
No News Isn’t Good News: A study by Media Matters reveals that the major broadcast networks dramatically decreased their coverage of climate change in 2016.
Oh, Snow: “Melting record snowpack could flood LA Aqueduct and Owens Valley” (Sharon McNary, KPCC)
“Why the World Economy Has to Be Carbon Free by 2050” (Johan Rockstrom, New York Times)
Take a Look
CNN aired a segment of the LA Clean Tech Incubator (LACI), which features an interview with Climate Resolve’s Executive Director, Jonathan Parfrey (Climate Resolve has its offices at LACI).