Gov. Brown Touts California's Cap-And-Trade System To UN Climate SummitGov. Jerry Brown took his message on climate change to the world stage Tuesday addressing the United Nations Climate Summit as part of star-studded lineup urging action on global warming.
California Air Regulators Dispute Ads Warning Of 'Hidden Gas Tax'California air quality regulators are disputing the accuracy of a new ad campaign claiming a hidden gas tax is set to go in effect January 1st that could add up to 76 cents to a gallon of gas in the state.
Higher California Gas Prices From Cap-And-Trade Program To Be Spent On High-Speed Rail ProjectStarting in January, gas prices in California will creep up again with much of the additional money generated going toward Gov. Jerry Brown’s embattled high-speed rail project.
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California Gas Prices May Jump With New Emissions LawStarting next year, a new law will force fuel distributors into the same cap-and-trade marketplace as utilities and major manufacturers. The oil industry says it will lead to price increases.
Environmentalists Not Happy With California Carbon OffsetsA component of California's landmark offensive against greenhouse gas emissions is not sitting well with some environmental groups.
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.
Money From California Carbon Auction Less Than ExpectedThe sale of California’s first pollution permits will generate less money than expected for the state budget.
California Officials Call Carbon Auction A SuccessState regulators say California’s first auction of greenhouse gas emissions permits went smoothly, and all of the pollution permits available for 2013 were sold.
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.
California Begins Auctioning Greenhouse Gas PermitsCalifornia has begun auctioning permits for greenhouse gas emissions, launching what is expected to be the world’s second-largest carbon market.
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.