Greenhouse gas emissions
The executive order is the most aggressive benchmark in North America and is line with those of leading international governments, including the European Union.
Bay Area oil refineries may have to cope with new air quality rules next year forcing them to cap their greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 20 percent as air officials have asked their staff to come up with new regulations.
Starting 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.
A component of California’s landmark offensive against greenhouse gas emissions is not sitting well with some environmental groups.
With the BART labor negotiations on commuters’ minds, SFSU Professor Dr. Jason Henderson gives suggestions on how to alleviate the Bay Area’s growing public transit issues.
A new study found indoor medical marijuana growers now account for 3 percent of California’s electricity usage, enough to power 1 million homes.
A billionaire hedge fund manager who helped defeat Proposition 23 is bankrolling a program to teach electricians and contractors how to install more energy efficient lighting.
Have you ever wondered how California air officials determine “Spare the Air” days? Students in Los Gatos discovered the answer as they helped test greenhouse gas emissions at their school.
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.