Weekly Roundup: Climate News for August 7-13
Posted by Stef McDonald on August 14, 2016
The Latest on Climate Change in Los Angeles and California, and Beyond
Leader of the Pack: California became the first state in the country to publish a plan to comply with the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (E&E Publishing).
Most Likely to Improve: LA tops the list of cities with the greatest potential to improve public health with improvements to air quality (NextCity).
Taking Off: LAX received a $4 million dollar grant to reduce emissions (LA Times).
Raising the Stakes: The warming target set at the Paris climate talks is at risk of being breached as a result of recent high temperatures (Climate Central).
Words Worth Repeating, Longreads, Op-Eds, and Other Notable Stories and Posts
“California lawmakers: Don’t punt on climate change” (op-ed, LA Times)
— Air Resources Board (@AirResources) August 12, 2016
— DeSmogBlog (@DeSmogBlog) August 11, 2016
“California will not slow down our drive for clean air, renewable energy, and the good jobs that come from investing in green technologies.” — Mary Nichols, Air Resources Board
Take a Look
Photos, Infographics, and Videos
Video from our friends at Move LA Transit:
— NOAA Climate.gov (@NOAAClimate) August 10, 2016