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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

George Skelton wonders this week if Donald Trump might be the best hope for California high speed rail: Clinton — endorsed by Brown before the California primary — also supports high-speed rail. But as president, she would have virtually no chance of persuading a Republican-controlled House to spend money on a blue state bullet train. […]

Jul 27th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Ever since the weak May auction for California’s cap-and-trade permits, the discussion in Sacramento about how to save and extend the program has gone into overdrive. First, a quick refresher. There is some debate about whether the cap-and-trade system needs new legislation to continue operating beyond 2020 – and whether that new legislation requires a […]

Jul 12th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

High speed rail will provide a connection from San Francisco to Los Angeles in less than three hours…in 2028. We hope. Until then, the only alternative to an uncomfortable trip in a plane or a car is the Coast Starlight, which departs LA at 10AM and arrives in Oakland around 12 hours later, depending on […]

Oct 15th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized