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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

The Public Policy Institute of California is out with a new poll that found strong support for AB 32, for cap-and-trade, and for other actions to tackle climate change – even if those actions aren’t cheap: Ten years after California enacted AB 32, the landmark law mandating the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, strong majorities […]

Jul 28th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized