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California vs. Trump: California regulators move forward on climate change rules

California environmental regulators, taking a defiant stand against President Donald Trump, reaffirmed their commitment Thursday to tough air pollution standards to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cars. The California Air Resources Board, meeting in Riverside, voted to stick with tailpipe emissions regulations that were launched in California and adopted by former President Barack Obama.

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From bad air to birth defects, 5 hidden risks of slashing the EPA

President Donald Trump pledged during the 2016 campaign he would only "leave a little bit" of federal rules that protect human health and the environment. Now, about 50 former officials of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are firing back in a lengthy analysis that details, program by program, what amounts to a starvation diet for the EPA.

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See where Sacramento falls on the 7 ‘greenest’ cities in the world

Making available significant "green" living space is virtually mandatory for cities around the world. But are they up to scratch? To answer this question reliably, researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) teamed up with World Economic Forum to create Treepedia, a website which measures and compares cities’ green canopies. Take a look.

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See where Sacramento falls on the 7 ‘greenest’ cities in the world

Making available significant "green" living space is virtually mandatory for cities around the world. But are they up to scratch? To answer this question reliably, researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) teamed up with World Economic Forum to create Treepedia, a website which measures and compares cities’ green canopies. Take a look.
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See where Sacramento falls on the 7 ‘greenest’ cities in the world 0:56

See where Sacramento falls on the 7 ‘greenest’ cities in the world

California, Trump could fight over auto pollution standards 1:28

California, Trump could fight over auto pollution standards

Fremont Weir fish rescue underway in Yolo Bypass 1:05

Fremont Weir fish rescue underway in Yolo Bypass

Live Oak farmer's devastated property along Feather River 1:29

Live Oak farmer's devastated property along Feather River