Ex-California Governor Warns Congress of ‘Terrible Future’ for Earth

Telling lawmakers the move will hurt U.S. efforts to fight climate change with potentially disastrous consequences, former California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday railed against the Trump administration’s decision to roll back Obama-era fuel economy standards on cars.

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California Federal Land Sale Law Shut Down by Federal Judge

Certain that the Trump administration would soon auction off chunks of federal land in California to oil companies, California lawmakers in 2017 scrambled up a defense. They passed a first-of-its-kind law allowing the state to freeze certain sales it doesn’t agree with by granting regulators right of first refusal on transfers of federal land to private buyers.

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