UK government’s post-Brexit environment bill comes in for criticism
Environmental News

UK government’s post-Brexit environment bill comes in for criticism

Environment 24 October 2019 By Adam Vaughan What happens to the UK’s targets on air pollution following Brexit?Jeff Overs/BBC News & Current Affairs via Getty ImagesThe UK government’s plans for environment laws after Brexit are still not fit for purpose in parts, and there remain questions over the independence of a new environmental watchdog, MPs…

Trump Administration Sues California for Daring to Address Climate Change
Climate Change

Trump Administration Sues California for Daring to Address Climate Change

The Trump administration continued its twin, often intertwined wars against California and the climate on Tuesday, suing the state for participating in a program to reduce its carbon pollution.The Department of Justice (DOJ) is arguing that the state’s cap-and-trade program—essentially a market for companies to trade emissions—is unconstitutional because it includes Canadian province Quebec. While…

Are Wildfires Caused by Utilities or Climate Change? Yes
Climate Change

Are Wildfires Caused by Utilities or Climate Change? Yes

California TodayWednesday: An expert writes that both contribute to California’s increasingly dire problem. Also: The anniversary of a protest on Alcatraz Island.Oct. 23, 2019, 9:26 a.m. ETImageA helicopter dropped water onto a burning hillside in the Porter Ranch neighborhood.CreditKyle Grillot for The New York TimesGood morning.(Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t already get California Today…