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Federal Court Upholds California Mandate On Cleaner Fuels

A panel of federal judges on Wednesday upheld California’s first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

09/18/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on climate change on June 25, 2013 at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Applaud As Obama Takes Aim At Climate Change

President Barack Obama declared the debate over climate change and its causes obsolete Tuesday as he announced a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming.

06/25/2013

smokestack, pollution, global warming, emission, greenhouse gases

Money From California Carbon Auction Less Than Expected

The sale of California’s first pollution permits will generate less money than expected for the state budget.

11/21/2012

smokestack, pollution, global warming, emission, greenhouse gases

California Officials Call Carbon Auction A Success

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.

11/19/2012

smokestack, pollution, global warming, emission, greenhouse gases

Calif. ‘Cap-And-Trade’ Unlikely To Spur Federal Emissions Cap Soon

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.

11/15/2012

smokestack, pollution, global warming, emission, greenhouse gases

California Begins Auctioning Greenhouse Gas Permits

California has begun auctioning permits for greenhouse gas emissions, launching what is expected to be the world’s second-largest carbon market.

11/14/2012

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Business Group Files Suit Over California Greenhouse Gas System

California’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.

11/13/2012

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California Set To Officially Launch ‘Cap-And-Trade’ Greenhouse Gas System

California’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.

11/12/2012

pollution, emissions, smokestack, greenhouse gases

California Adopts Sweeping Greenhouse Gas Rules

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.

CBS San Francisco–12/16/2010

pollution, emissions, smokestack, greenhouse gases

Poll: Initiative Suspending California Emissions Law Losing Ground

A new poll shows a ballot initiative that would suspend California’s greenhouse gas emissions law losing support.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010

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