The Trump administration on Wednesday will revoke California's power to enforce more stringent limits on vehicle carbon pollution than the federal government, sparking a battle with the state that has led a revolt against the EPA's rollbacks of dozens of environmental regulations. The long-expected move seeks to neuter California's resistance to President Donald Trump's proposed rewrite of the Obama-era rules that would have required automakers to accelerate the deployment of more fuel-efficient cars and light trucks, a high priority in the state that has led the nation in efforts to fight climate change.Story Continued Below The Trump EPA had originally planned to withdraw California's waiver at the same time it issues its broader proposal to roll back federal auto emissions standards. But the administration accelerated its plans to single out California after the state struck an agreement with Ford and three other car makers to continue to lower their vehicles' emissions, even if the … [Read more...] about EPA to revoke California’s power to limit vehicle emissions
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Dan Novak, Kaitlyn Hopkins, Ian Round and Sandy Banisky, University Of Maryland Capital News Service Updated 8:00 am PDT, Friday, September 6, 2019 In this June 27, 2019 Sacoby Wilson, a professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, poses at his office at the university in College Park, Md. Wilson says that too many people are not working to combat climate change because they think it's a challenge for the future, not a crisis today. (University of Maryland Capital News Service via AP) less In this June 27, 2019 Sacoby Wilson, a professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, poses at his office at the university in College Park, Md. Wilson says that too many people are not ... more Photo: Timothy Jacobsen, AP Photo: Timothy Jacobsen, AP Image … [Read more...] about Experts: Rising heat in cities requires swift, local action
Seth Borenstein and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press Updated 9:19 am CDT, Thursday, August 8, 2019 FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, the sun sets in Cuggiono near Milan, Italy. A new U.N. report on warming and land use says climate change is hitting us where it counts: the stomach. The scientific report on Thursday, Aug. 8, finds that as the world warms it degrades the land more. less FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, the sun sets in Cuggiono near Milan, Italy. A new U.N. report on warming and land use says climate change is hitting us where it counts: the stomach. The scientific ... more Photo: Luca Bruno, AP Photo: Luca Bruno, AP Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Image 1 of 8 FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, the sun sets in Cuggiono near Milan, Italy. A new … [Read more...] about UN climate report: Change land use to avoid a hungry future
Kamala Harris has her $315 billion proposal to raise teacher pay. Amy Klobuchar has a seven-point infrastructure investment plan. Elizabeth Warren is swimming in white papers on subjects ranging from tech company mergers to taxes and housing. Beto O’Rourke’s most distinctive policy position? To be determined. There’s no signature issue yet, no single policy proposal sparking his campaign. Convening crowds — and listening to them — is the central thrust of his early presidential bid. And one month into the race, even some of O’Rourke’s supporters are starting to worry about persistent criticism that the charismatic Texan is missing big policy ideas of his own.Story Continued Below “Many of your critics often believe that you’re not clear or firm on your policy positions,” a caucus-goer told O’Rourke at a town hall-style meeting in Iowa recently. “What should we, as supporters and caucus-ers, say to rebut these … [Read more...] about The big idea? Beto doesn’t have one.