Despite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?
The sale of California’s first pollution permits will generate less money than expected for the state budget.
State regulators say California’s first auction of greenhouse gas emissions permits went smoothly, and all of the pollution permits available for 2013 were sold.
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 has begun auctioning permits for greenhouse gas emissions, launching what is expected to be the world’s second-largest carbon market.
California air regulators have unanimously passed sweeping auto emission standards that include a mandate to have 1.4 million electric and hybrid vehicles on state roads by 2025.
Public hearings will be held this week in the South Bay to get the public’s input on Silicon Valley’s transportation needs. The first one is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in San Jose.
A co-author of a study on reducing California’s level of greenhouse emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2020 says it’s ambitious, but attainable.
A judge temporarily halted California’s ambitious program to provide financial incentives for the state’s largest polluters to cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions.