Trump Administration Revokes California’s Strict Emission Standards Despite Its Pollution Problem

Remnants of tropical storm Imelda have caused serious flooding in eastern Texas, forcing evacuations, flight cancellations, school closures and causing some outages.

Reports of environmental disasters come from around the world as the United Nations General Assembly prepares to discuss climate change, which is linked to human activity and carbon-fueled transportation. Zlatica Hoke reports the Trump administration has shunned efforts to curb pollution, and there are no signs this will change.