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Trump fuel economy rollback is based on misleading and shoddy calculations, study finds

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Mon, 12/10/2018 - 1:46pm

The Trump administration’s proposal to roll back fuel economy standards relies on an error-ridden and misleading analysis that overestimates the costs and understates the benefits of tighter regulation, an independent study by leading economists, engineers and other experts has found.

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EPA Moves To Roll Back Coal Plant Rule In A Stunning Rebuke Of Global Climate Talks

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Mon, 12/10/2018 - 1:42pm

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed gutting an Obama-era rule requiring coal-fired power plants to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, defying increasingly desperate international negotiations to scale down planet-warming gases.

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THIS CITY'S AIR IS KILLING PEOPLE. HERE'S WHY

Published: 
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:00am

A suffocating brown haze hangs over Mexicali.

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Global carbon emissions reach a new record high in 2018

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Fri, 12/07/2018 - 2:14pm

Global emissions of carbon dioxide have reached the highest levels on record, scientists projected Wednesday, in the latest evidence of the chasm between international goals for combating climate change and what countries are actually doing.

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L.A. plans to make plastic straws available only on request

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Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:27pm

The city and county of Los Angeles both took steps Tuesday to limit the availability of single-use plastic straws in restaurants, joining the state and a slew of smaller cities that have approved similar restrictions.