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In the Trump years, California is set to lead on climate change
By Lucia Graves for the Tribune Media Wire Even before the election of Donald Trump—who has called climate change a "hoax," threatened to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and sworn to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on carbon dioxide emissions—California, more so than U.S. federal government, was acting like the planet's de facto leader on climate change.