Tony Barboza

environment reporter, LA Times

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Reporter Tony Barboza covers air quality and the environment for the Los Angeles Times.

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Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order Wednesday that would require every passenger car and truck sold in the state to be zero-emission by 2035 .

Newsom wants every car sold in California to be zero emissions vehicles by 2035

Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order Wednesday that would require every passenger car and truck sold in the state to be zero-emission by 2035 .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Getty Fire has burned more than 650 acres and is only 5% contained as of this morning.

Wildfires release black carbon and undercut climate goals

The Getty Fire has burned more than 650 acres and is only 5% contained as of this morning.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The air in Los Angeles violated federal standards for 87 days in a row this year. That hasn’t happened in nearly two decades.

Smog in LA

The air in Los Angeles violated federal standards for 87 days in a row this year. That hasn’t happened in nearly two decades.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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