California Assembly GOP Leader Resigns Over Climate VoteThe California Assembly's top Republican is resigning his leadership post after weeks of pressure from his party over his support for major climate change legislation.
California Pollution Permits Sell At Highest Price EverCalifornia raised more than $640 million this month auctioning off permits for businesses to emit greenhouse gases as part of a program aimed at fighting climate change.
Gov. Brown Extends Landmark Cap-And-Trade LegislationGov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday keeping alive California's signature initiative to fight global warming, which puts a cap and a price on climate-changing emissions.
California Legislature Passes Cap-And-Trade DealCalifornia lawmakers have voted to extend the state's landmark law to combat climate change after hours of fraught debate.
Senate OKs Cap And Trade Bill, Sends To AssemblyGov. Jerry Brown's plan to keep alive California's signature climate change initiative has cleared a major hurdle.
Gov. Brown Makes Dire Plea To Save California Climate LawGov. Jerry Brown warned of a California ravaged by forest fires, disease and mass migration if lawmakers fail to renew the state's signature program to fight climate change.
Gov. Brown Scrambles For Support On Climate DealBrown is pressing lawmakers to extend California's cap-and-trade legislation, which puts a limit on carbon emissions and requires polluters to obtain permits to release greenhouse gases.
Gov. Brown Announces Plan To Extend Cap And Trade Through 2030Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders have struck a deal to extend California's cap-and-trade program through 2030.
Governor Brown Pushing For Cap-And-Trade-Deal Addressing Climate ChangeGov. Jerry Brown is working with lawmakers and environmentalists to reach a deal on extending cap and trade, the landmark program aimed at slowing global warming.
California May Return Carbon Fee Money To ConsumersCalifornia Senate Democrats on Monday proposed a significant overhaul of the state's cap-and-trade program.
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.