Tony Barboza

environment reporter, LA Times

Guest

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

Tony Barboza on KCRW

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

More from KCRW

After a decade of struggle, Koreatown has been united into a single district, thanks to a multigenerational, multicultural coalition that convinced the LA City Council to make the…

from KCRW Features

Josh, Liz and Ross discuss America’s testing shortage and how Build Back Better is tending towards smaller things better. Then, special guest Paul D.

from Left, Right & Center

Cutting or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions is the aim of two new developments in Valencia and Tejon Ranch.

from Greater LA

Alberto Carvalho announced today that he’s leaving his job as the head of Miami-Dade County Public Schools to become the next superintendent of LA Unified School District.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Artificial intelligence can predict breast cancer years before it shows up on a mammogram, according to a new MIT study .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Panelists discuss how inflation is affecting consumers and lawmakers, and former congresswoman Jane Harman looks at voting rights and how to prevent Russia from invading Ukraine.

from Left, Right & Center

We kick off a new year of Left Right & Center as the country reflects on the one-year anniversary of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol.

from Left, Right & Center

Josh, Liz and Ross talk about the omicron variant, vaccine fatigue and how we can get to a normal that makes sense.

from Left, Right & Center

To get a COVID test now, you have to be a savvy consumer. KCRW shares tips on navigating options from LA County, pharmacies, and drugstores.

from Greater LA