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A law signed by Governor Gavin Newsom earlier this month seeks to reduce air pollution by phasing out the small off-road engines — like those used to power leaf blowers and lawn mowers — which emit large amounts of smog-forming nitrogen oxides and other noxious emissions that can damage lung tissue and have been linked to cancer. Read more




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Temperature Check

In the last episode of Temperature Check before the new year, host Andrew Simon and returning co-host Justin Worland look back on the biggest climate stories of 2020 and look ahead to what’s in store for the holiday season.