Can’t afford to backslide on climate change: Becerra

California State Attorney General Xavier Becerra says his state cannot “afford to backslide in our battle against climate change – it’s about our survival.” Pres. Trump is promising to revoke the state’s waiver allowing for different auto emissions standards. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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U.S. will revoke California waiver to require cleaner cars

U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California’s waiver that allows it to require automakers to build cleaner vehicles than federal requirements demand. Zachary Goelman reports.

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Collecting litter and data to combat plastic pollution

More and more communities around the world are working against marine litter and plastic pollution. A Danish initiative mobilises schoolchildren to collect plastic waste and research data that will become part of the European Environment Agency’s (EEA) database on marine litter. Better data on plastic pollution helps inform policies and tackle the problem.

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