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  1. Why resistance to California's air pollution law is a sign of progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Grist Magazine

    For decades, California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia has been trying to clean up the air in polluted neighborhoods - first as an activist, then as a legislator. Recently, she celebrated her most significant victory: Governor Jerry Brown needed her help to extend California's cap-and-trade program.

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  2. As if U.S. inequality wasn't bad enough, climate change is making it worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Grist Magazine

    Climate change is likely to worsen existing inequalities in the U.S., with the poorest areas of the country poised to lose as much as 20 percent of their income by the end of the century if greenhouse gases are not significantly reduced. By 2100, the economic loss from warming temperatures will be on par with the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009, with states in the South and lower Midwest to be most severely affected, according to new research.

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  3. California is playing defense under TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Grist Magazine

    Xavier Becerra, California's combative attorney general, has become the Golden State's face of resistance to the Trump administration's domestic initiatives, the blunt voice rejecting the president's attempts to roll back the progressive immigration and environmental policies so central to California's sense of itself. At a June 16 press conference, for example, Becerra pushed back against stricter immigration enforcement, saying his office would review conditions at immigrant detention facilities in conjunction with a legislative measure that prohibits local governments from renting out jail beds to U.S. Immigration and Customs.

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  4. If cities really want to fight climate change, they have to fight carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Grist Magazine

    On June 1, the U.S. Climate Mayors - a network of more than 300 city leaders, including the mayors of the country's five largest cities - published a commitment to "adopt, honor, and uphold the commitments to the goals enshrined in the Paris Agreement." The cities would carry out the promises Donald Trump had abandoned.

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