Berkeley Lab Finds California On Track To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions To 1990 Levels In Five Years
California appears to be on track to reduce carbon emissions down to levels not seen in more than two decades, according to a new analysis from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Former Gov. Schwarzenegger Returns To State Capitol For Official Portrait Unveiling, Climate Change Panel
Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made a rare political appearance on Monday in Sacramento to promote California’s fight against climate change and to attend a ceremony to unveil his official portrait as governor.
The state Senate leader is proposing a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to transit projects and households of a certain income level.
A panel of federal judges on Wednesday upheld California’s first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The Pacific Legal Foundation filed suit Tuesday in Sacramento County Superior Court, arguing the state’s so-called cap-and-trade system is an illegal tax.
California’s new system for limiting industrial greenhouse gas emissions by putting a price on carbon is not likely to spur a similar federal program anytime soon, but it might influence other states to follow suit.
California’s largest business group filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the validity of the state’s cap-and-trade program on the eve of the first pollution permit auction.
California’s largest greenhouse gas emitters will begin buying permits in a landmark “cap-and-trade” system designed to control emissions of heat-trapping gases and to spur investment in clean technologies.
Dozens of people, some wearing red “Save Our Jobs” T-shirts, packed a public meeting on Thursday to testify that a key component of California’s landmark greenhouse gas emissions law will impose enormous costs on them and consumers.
California formally adopted the nation’s most comprehensive so-called “cap-and-trade” system Thursday, an experiment designed to provide financial incentives for polluters to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.