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It’s hot, it’s flooding, it’s burning, it’s blowing hard (IPCC) And the toxic algae is blooming (SF Chronicle) States are making some progress on climate (League of Conservation Voters) How many times per day does a car crash into a building? A lot (Slate) SF Museums plan a ballot initiative to take away SF’s car-free […]

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Feeling the heat? (IPCC) The Clean Air Act is under attack (Science) Central Valley air district updates clean truck rules, but still relies mostly on incentives (Bakersfield.com) What we actually need is smart, affordable transportation (Capitol Weekly) CA okays self-driving taxis, but San Francisco doesn’t want them (SF Examiner) More on bill to reward “car-light” […]

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Climate change encroaches (IPCC) Summers are getting hotter (The Guardian) Residents protest state agency approval of new oil wells (LA Times) In the olden days, pedestrian deaths were not tolerated (Bloomberg) Stop spending billions to widen freeways (Daily Breeze) Some think it’s just gonna be too hard to ban fossil fuel vehicles (Desert Sun) Draft […]

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Have you read the IPCC report on climate change yet? CARB to hold hearing on standards for zero-emission vehicles (Union of Concerned Scientists) Build a seawall? Reinforce the cliffs? Relocate the tracks? Officials struggle to find solution for trainline threatened by crumbling cliffs at Del Mar (E&E) PG&E pledges to produce zero carbon, and will […]

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Climate change is coming fast (IPCC) Coastal cities are already sinking (Grist) The great Salt Lake is drying up, and an ecological disaster awaits (NY Times) Why is California investing in natural gas? (The Guardian) Automakers side with California in lawsuit over regulating emissions (Sacramento Bee, The Hill) Results from yesterday’s election (CalMatters) Is LA […]

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It’s Election Day! Turnout so far looks low, so your vote will count for a lot. Here’s a voting FAQ from CalMatters Climate change is an existential threat (IPCC) Greenhouse gas emissions can be lowered, here’s a blueprint (Science Daily) CARB’s climate plan is weak (LA Times) Car tires produce way more particle pollution than […]