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Government's air quality plan branded inadequate by city leaders.

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Jerry Brown, lawmakers announce California climate deal.

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Why James Dyson could steal Elon Musk’s electric car throne.

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China studying when to ban sales of traditional fuel cars: Xinhua.

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has begun studying when to ban the production and sale of cars using traditional fuels, the official Xinhua news agency...

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