California’s Cap-and-Trade Law Is Slowly Raising the Price of Carbon

California's Cap-and-Trade Law Is Slowly Raising the Price of Carbon
After the latest auction of greenhouse gas emission “allowances” under the state’s cap-and-trade law, the trend of slowly rising carbon prices at auction show that the new system is working. What’s working for the new system less well is Gov. Jerry Brown – he has  “borrowed” funds raised from these auctions to balance the General… Read more »

Environmental Justice Groups Challenge Global Warming Solutions Act, AB 32

Environmental Justice Groups Challenge Global Warming Solutions Act, AB 32
Just as California’s Climate Change legislation AB 32 is getting ready to be implemented, some Bay Area environmental justice groups have filed a motion against the Air Resource Board, concerned that the legislation might make situations worse for low-income and minority communities: “AB 32 requires 360 businesses representing more than 600 facilities to limit greenhouse… Read more »