Weekly Roundup: Climate News for August 7-13

Posted by in #Blog, #Weekly News Roundup on August 14, 2016

Climate News

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).

Reading List

Words Worth Repeating, Longreads, Op-Eds, and Other Notable Stories and Posts

“California lawmakers: Don’t punt on climate change” (op-ed, LA Times)

Thousands of lives could be saved in CA by stricter #AirPollution limits, study finds. https://t.co/wQSScQmYnC pic.twitter.com/QKyhYFvi0N

“LACBC Bikes, Buses, and Walks to Environmental Night at Dodger Stadium” 

“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

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Photos, Infographics, and Videos

Video from our friends at Move LA Transit: