FROM Yoram Bauman
Is California’s Cap and Trade Program in Trouble? It’s another day of triple-digit temperatures in and around LA. This kind of heat wave is unusual this time of year, but scientists say we’ll feel more of them in the coming years because of climate change. Meanwhile, California’s boldest effort to fight climate change is struggling. The state’s cap-and-trade program is under fire and could end in a few years if the state doesn’t figure out a way to save it.
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.
Trump says goodbye Paris Accord: What does it mean for U.S. and the planet? President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, the landmark international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Trump was to renegotiate a new deal, but will that happen?