Berkeley Lab Finds California On Track To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions To 1990 Levels In Five YearsCalifornia 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 PanelFormer 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.
Top California Democrat Proposes Fuel TaxThe 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.
Federal Court Upholds California Mandate On Cleaner FuelsA panel of federal judges on Wednesday upheld California's first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Conservatives Sue California Over Cap-And-TradeThe 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.
Calif. ‘Cap-And-Trade’ Unlikely To Spur Federal Emissions Cap SoonCalifornia’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.
Business Group Files Suit Over California Greenhouse Gas SystemCalifornia'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 Set To Officially Launch 'Cap-And-Trade' Greenhouse Gas SystemCalifornia’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.
Business Groups Protest California Carbon MarketDozens 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 Adopts Extensive 'Cap-And-Trade' Emissions PlanCalifornia 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.
San Francisco Judge Halts California Cap-And-Trade ProgramA judge temporarily halted California's ambitious program to provide financial incentives for the state's largest polluters to cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions.
Judge Orders More Review Into California Climate LawState air quality regulators must conduct further analysis before fully implementing California's landmark 2006 climate law, a trial court judge has said.