Climate News Roundup: July 16-22

Posted by in # Blog, #Weekly News Roundup on July 21, 2017

Top Stories: City, State, Global Climate News

Cap and Trade Extended!: AB 398 and AB 617 passed in the California legislature to extend cap and trade and protect air quality. (LA Times)

50 Years of Protection: The Air Resources Board celebrates its 50 anniversary this week.

Better Buses: Metro Los Angeles set a goal to have an emission-free fleet of buses by 2030. (LA Times)

Benefits of Biking to Work: A new study shows that biking to work can greatly reduce your risk of death. (Guardian)

Reading List: Commentaries, Features, Longreads

‘Grow food on Mars’: LA startups tackle climate change with inventive solutions (Rory Carroll, Guardian)

Climate Change Is Killing Us Right Now (Emily Atkin, New Republic)

Gov. Jerry Brown shows President Trump the upside of experience (Cathleen Decker, LA Times)

Cooler pavement is a way for communities to beat the heat (op-ed by Bob Koleas)

To Save the World, Start Small (Robert Redford, Time)

See Here: Photos, Videos, Images

Mapped: Interactive map shows extreme weather as a result of climate change. (Carbon Brief)