Cara Horowitz

UCLA's Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

Guest

Co-executive director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at UCLA

Cara Horowitz on KCRW

Trump’s EPA wants to roll back greenhouse emissions rules, an issue that California led the way on. But does the federal government have the power to overrule California’s efforts?

Fuel efficiency standards: California v. Trump administration

Trump’s EPA wants to roll back greenhouse emissions rules, an issue that California led the way on. But does the federal government have the power to overrule California’s efforts?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord on Thursday.

What message has the U.S. sent by pulling out of Paris Climate Accord?

President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord on Thursday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt helped coordinate an ongoing lawsuit of 28 states against the Environmental Protection Agency’s carbon emissions rules.

What Scott Pruitt as EPA chief would mean for California

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt helped coordinate an ongoing lawsuit of 28 states against the Environmental Protection Agency’s carbon emissions rules.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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