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California Republicans face reality on climate change — and the ire of their party 20.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: Grover Norquist and Patrick M. Gleason seem to suffer from the delusion that taxes are evil both in form and function. (“Angry taxpayers, leave Mitch McConnell alone and turn your attention to California's Republicans,” Opinion, Aug. 17.)

They decry the fact that we have a rational...

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California Republicans face backlash for backing climate change program 14.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

After weeks of escalating criticism, Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes still doesn’t have any regrets over bucking his party to support California’s cap-and-trade program on climate change.

There’s just one thing Mayes would have done differently: He wishes he had attended the ceremony on San...

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California tea party conservatives take shots at GOP establishment, sounding downright progressive 12.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Despite Trump's Withdrawal from Paris Agreement, Carbon-cutting Efforts Still Simmer, an Industrial Info News Alert 31.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 31, 2017 : Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Breaking with President Donald Trump's stance on energy and environmental regulation, cities, states and former Cabinet secretaries, aided by some members of the Fortune 500, have launched various efforts to reduce U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and pursue the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change, from which the president has withdrawn.
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Californians show broad support for state's climate goals in new poll 27.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Questions remain as Gov. Brown signs legislation to address neighborhood-level air pollution 27.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed legislation aimed at improving air quality in disadvantaged communities, a key step in shifting the debate over how the state fights climate change and an issue that has tested the influence of environmental justice advocates

The law imposes new requirements...

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Gov. Jerry Brown signs law to extend cap and trade, securing the future of California's key climate program 26.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Cementing California’s role as a leader on climate change, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program while surrounded by a coalition of supporters including his predecessor, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The program, the only one of its kind in...

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California knocks Trump over climate change 26.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
San Francisco • Gov. Jerry Brown and his predecessor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, stood side by side Tuesday to cheer the extension of one of the most ambitious programs in the U.S. to reduce fossil fuel pollution, while condemning President Donald Trump’s failure to see climate change as a deadly threat. Schwarzenegger, a Republican, joined Brown, a Democrat, for a sunny outdoor ceremony overlooking San Francisco where the governor signed legislation to extend a program limiting emissions of climate... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Brown signs cap and trade extension, Schwarzenegger blasts Trump 26.7.2017 SFGate: Business & Technology
Two California governors — one a Republican, the other a Democrat — joined together Tuesday to celebrate the extension of one of the state’s key global warming programs and slam the federal government for abandoning the climate fight. On the same spot in 2006, Schwarzenegger signed the landmark global warming law that authorized the cap-and-trade system and committed California to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions. While only one Republican legislator sided with Schwarzenegger to pass that law, AB32, eight Republicans supported the new legislation, negotiated in months of closed-door talks involving Brown, legislative leaders, environmental advocates and business representatives. Schwarzenegger accused conservative Republicans, with whom he often sparred as governor, of “lying to the people” on global warming. [...] following President Trump’s move to withdraw the United States from the global climate agreement forged in Paris in late 2015, Schwarzenegger said the vote demonstrated that many ...
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Gov. Jerry Brown signs climate change legislation to extend California's cap-and-trade program 26.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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California governor to extend climate change bill 10 years 25.7.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is set to sign legislation Tuesday keeping alive California’s signature initiative to fight global warming, which puts a cap and a price on climate-changing emissions. The Democratic governor will be joined by his celebrity predecessor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, who signed the 2006 bill that led to the creation of […]
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California governor turns to housing, rail after climate win 22.7.2017 AP National
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown&apos;s aggressive plea for lawmakers to renew California&apos;s signature climate change law proved fruitful this week, bolstering his credibility as a world leader in the fight against global warming....
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California governor turns to housing, rail after climate win 22.7.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown’s aggressive plea for lawmakers to renew California’s signature climate change law proved fruitful this week, bolstering his credibility as a world leader in the fight against global warming. It also again showcased the Democrat’s political skill in Sacramento, where just months earlier he helped convince the largely Democratic […]
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Compromise and hardball politics earned Gov. Brown a big legislative win on climate change 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Essential California: USC faces angry students over former medical school dean 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Thursday, July 20, and here’s what’s happening across California:

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USC faces angry students over ex-dean’s alleged behavior

In a meeting with bewildered and at times angry students, the dean of USC’s medical school...

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Gov. Brown's climate change deal was a lesson in compromise that should be studied in the White House 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

One particular message to the agriculture industry was simple: You want Gov. Jerry Brown to be a friend or an enemy the rest of his term?

Friends will support his climate change legislation, it was made clear.

To business leaders: This legislation provides tax and regulatory breaks that you’ve...

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What you need to know about California's big vote on climate change policies 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Here's how California's complex cap-and-trade program operates and how the state's policies are changing under new legislation.
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Here are the political ripple effects from this week's big climate vote in California 19.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Housing will be California lawmakers' big debate in August, but a deal won't be easy to pass 19.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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The future of California's signature tool to fight climate change is secure — but the political battles are just beginning 19.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
A rundown of the political ripple effects of the vote to extend California's landmark climate program, cap-and-trade
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