On this edition of “Inside the Issues,” Ariel Wesler — filling in for Alex Cohen — interviews California Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis about how the state plans to prepare for the ban on new gas-powered cars by 2035.

Paula Torrado of Physicians for Social Responsibility LA talks about the health effects of poor air quality.

Plus, Capitol Public Radio Reporter Scott Rodd explains the lasting effects that large fires are leaving on the state’s forests.