What President Trump’s emissions order means for SoCal

March 31, 2017 by Ronjoy Bezbarua

(Source: 89.3 KPCC) Under President Obama, the EPA enacted the Clean Power Plan in 2015. It required all 50 states to set goals to reduce carbon pollution over time. President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday asking the federal Environmental Protection Agency to rewrite the rules on nationwide carbon emissions. Gov. Jerry Brown has pledged to continue moving California on the path to clean energy, despite Trump’s moves to unravel Obama’s climate change policies. California’s goal is to cut greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by the end of 2020 and remains the only state with a cap and trade program, to incentivize carbon pollution cuts. Read full article at source….

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