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https://phys.org/news/2019-06-york-world-ambitious-carbon-reduction.html

New York to get one of world's most ambitious carbon reduction plans:

New York state lawmakers on Wednesday passed one of the world's most ambitious laws aimed at countering climate change, under which fossil fuel power plants and gasoline cars will be phased out by 2050.

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then we have this.......

https://phys.org/news/2019-06-trump-weaken-obama-climate-policy.html

Trump moves to weaken Obama climate policy, bolster coal industry:

The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled its final plan to rewrite a major Obama-era climate change policy, replacing proposed regulations that cracked down on coal-burning power plants with a weaker alternative.

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I suppose that the extract from the second article does temper somewhat, Trump's enthusiasm for trashing climate control measures. 

"The Clean Air Act obligates the federal government to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and the Trump administration may have difficulty convincing the courts that its rule is the best way to do that".

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Trumps gone in a few years anyway whether he likes it or not, but the shift in attitude and opinion by lawmakers and others won't be so I'd say New York. 

But you know what politics is like...

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