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

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

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

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

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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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