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Gas Tax Proposed for California Would Change Existing Climate Law

KQED Science | February 20, 2014 | 12 Comments

Gas Tax Proposed for California Would Change Existing Climate Law

State Senator Darrell Steinberg is proposing a carbon tax on gasoline that would put a price on the pollution that causes climate change. The plan would also dismantle a key piece of California's existing climate law.

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Rolling Out a ‘Clean Diesel’ Locomotive

KQED Science | November 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

Rolling Out a ‘Clean Diesel’ Locomotive

"Clean diesel" cars are now common on the highways. A new locomotive now takes that concept to the rails--with a few other bells and whistles.

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Report: California Will Fall Short of its Carbon Emissions Reduction Goals

KQED Science | November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Report: California Will Fall Short of its Carbon Emissions Reduction Goals

Without adopting more aggressive tactics, the state will not meet its 2050 goal to reduce emissions by 80 percent from 1990 levels.

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Bay Area Regulators Will Monitor Pollution From Highways

KQED Science | September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bay Area Regulators Will Monitor Pollution From Highways

Three new monitors to measure vehicle emissions are going up this year at congested traffic corridors in the Bay Area.

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California Official Welcomes Obama’s Climate Program

KQED Science | June 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

California Official Welcomes Obama’s Climate Program

President Obama is introducing a plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and support more renewable energy development.

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