Tell Your State Senator: Don’t Burn Our Future

Tell Your State Senator: Don't Burn Our Future

GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives) has put out an alert to prevent AB 1126 from becoming law in California. The bill would make it easier for highly-polluting facilities to get climate protection credits by burning wood, paper, and other organic materials. They claim that the greenhouse gases that result are “carbon neutral” – even… Read more »

Plan Bay Area Adopted: Less Sprawl, More Transit for the Bay Area in 2040

Plan Bay Area Adopted: Less Sprawl, More Transit for the Bay Area in 2040

Anyone looking to rent an apartment, get a job, or even make a restaurant reservation in the Bay Area knows one thing for sure: the Bay Area is a place people want to be. By 2040, the population is projected to grow from seven million to nine million, heightening demand for housing and potentially putting… Read more »

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 »