Ethan Elkind

UC Berkeley and UCLA Schools of Law

Guest

Associate director of the Climate Change and Business Program at UC Berkeley School of Law and UCLA School of Law, he also researches and writes on the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), climate change law, environmental justice, and other environmental and energy law topics; author of Railtown: The Fight for the Los Angeles Metro Rail and the Future of the City

Ethan Elkind on KCRW

LA wasn’t always all about cars and freeways. Years ago, there was a huge system of street cars (electric trolley lines), the Red and Yellow lines.

Why did LA shut down its street cars?

LA wasn’t always all about cars and freeways. Years ago, there was a huge system of street cars (electric trolley lines), the Red and Yellow lines.

from Greater LA

A papal encyclical is the highest form of teaching from one of the world's most powerful religious leaders.

Can Cap-and-Trade Survive a Papal Denunciation?

A papal encyclical is the highest form of teaching from one of the world's most powerful religious leaders.

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California Governor Jerry Brown will appear at the U.N. Climate Summit this week. Over the weekend, he signed six bills aimed at getting more electric cars on the road.

Brown Signs Electric Vehicle Bills

California Governor Jerry Brown will appear at the U.N. Climate Summit this week. Over the weekend, he signed six bills aimed at getting more electric cars on the road.

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