Posts Tagged ‘cap and trade’

This isn’t the deal to extend cap-and-trade, but it may help achieve it: Governor Jerry Brown and legislative leaders reached a deal on how to spend $900 million in cap-and-trade revenues. From the governor’s office comes this list: -$368 million to the Air Resources Board, including: -$133 million to the Clean Vehicle Rebate Program. -$80 […]

Aug 31st, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

It’s a big day for cap-and-trade. First, the good news: SB 32, which would extend the state’s CO2 reduction mandate to 2030, finally passed the assembly. Unfortunately, the legislature did not agree to include specific language extending cap-and-trade: After an intense floor debate, a bill extending California’s greenhouse gas emission targets squeaked by in the […]

Aug 23rd, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

The news out of Sacramento is growing more ominous, as oil companies continue to make their demands regarding California’s strategy to tackle the climate crisis. As a result, it doesn’t look there will be any action in the legislature this month: California’s current greenhouse gas reduction mandate is set to expire in 2020. So is […]

Aug 4th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Tom Steyer and his organization, NextGen Climate Action, are running a new TV across the state this week slamming oil companies for trying to weaken California’s clear air laws: As the Sacramento Bee reports, this comes in advance of efforts by the Western States Petroleum Association to gut cap-and-trade and the low carbon fuel standard […]

Aug 1st, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized