Judge Allows Funding From Greenhouse Gas Program For California Bullet TrainA Sacramento County judge says California regulators did not abuse their discretion when they decided to fund the state's high-speed rail project with money from a greenhouse gas emissions program.
Bay Area Air Quality Plan Advocates Low Carbon DietThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has adopted a sweeping new air quality and climate plan that has the agency thinking way beyond Spare the Air Days. The plan called Spare the Air - Cool the Climate would like to advise Bay Area residents on what to put on the table.
Billion Dollar Project Will Bring Millions Of Tons Of Coal To Area Next To Bay Bridge Toll Plaza
Berkeley Lab Finds California On Track To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions To 1990 Levels In Five YearsCalifornia appears to be on track to reduce carbon emissions down to levels not seen in more than two decades, according to a new analysis from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Mysterious Sources Of Methane Viewed From Space Makes Central California 2nd Worst 'Hot Spot' In NationA small hot spot in California's Central Valley is likely the second largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane seen over the United States, according to a new study of satellite data.
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.
Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CESFord plans to unveil at this month's International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.
Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & RatsDespite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?
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.
California Passes Strict New Auto Emission RulesCalifornia 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.
VTA Solicits Public Opinion On South Bay Transit NeedsPublic 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.
Berkeley Scientist Calls State’s Greenhouse Emission Ambitions ‘Attainable’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.