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Enough: Change The System Itself!

Article originally published on Greenpeace International; Audio/edited recorded by Cortes Radio.

By Rex Weyler

Why are global politics so dysfunctional that the UN climate meeting requires a 15-year-old Swedish grade school student to speak the truth? Why does a coalition of youth, outside the COP 24 climate meeting articulate a more comprehensive action plan than the delegates inside the meeting?

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Why AB 1745 Is Better For California

By Roy L Hales

Air pollution allegedly kills 21,000 Californians every yearMost of these fatalities are attributed to road transportation, or building emissions. According to the American Lung Association, vehicle emissions cost California $15 billion a year in health and climate impacts. The state legislature is considering a law that would  require all new passenger vehicles sold in California after Jan. 1, 2040 to produce zero emissions. Catherine Rehesis-Boyd, President of the Western States Petroleum Association,  claims this “would come at the expense of those who can afford it the least both financially and in lifestyle – California’s lower and middle class working families.” Janelle London,  Co-Executive Director of Coltura,  explains why AB 1745 is better for California.

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