A judge temporarily halted California’s ambitious program to provide financial incentives for the state’s largest polluters to cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions.
State air quality regulators must conduct further analysis before fully implementing California’s landmark 2006 climate law, a trial court judge has said.
More than $46 million was spent for and against a failed November ballot measure that would have suspended California’s landmark global warming law, according to campaign finance reports filed Monday.
California regulators on Thursday approved the first system in the nation to give polluting companies such as utilities and refineries financial incentives to emit fewer greenhouse gases.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Tuesday he doesn’t just want to defeat the November ballot measure that would suspend the state’s greenhouse gas emissions law—he wants voters to trounce it to prompt Washington to create a new national energy policy.
Movie director James Cameron is pledging to donate $1 million to fight Proposition 23, the ballot measure that would suspend California’s landmark global warming law.
With major contributions from the oil industry, supporters of a ballot initiative to suspend California’s landmark greenhouse gas emissions law reported a fundraising tally Tuesday of more than $5.2 million in the past three months.
A new poll shows Californians are divided over an initiative to suspend the state’s landmark global warming law, although most consider global warming an important issue.
California GOP Senate candidate Carly Fiorina has two fundraisers planned in the nation’s capital, including one sponsored in part by a company seeking to undermine California’s global warming law.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman on Thursday came out against a ballot initiative that would indefinitely delay California’s landmark global warming law, saying she supports a more limited suspension.