Tell the EPA: Support Strong Standards for Power Plant Emissions

Tell the EPA: Support Strong Standards for Power Plant Emissions

Let’s help government to get it right. This time, they are making good progress- but your message of support for them to stay the course will help that progress become law. This is a message from the Union of Concerned Scientists, urging you to support the EPA in setting new, strong standards under the Clean… 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 »

Come Learn About Berkeley’s Climate Action Plan at City Council Meeting this Tuesday, 11/13/12

Come Learn About Berkeley's Climate Action Plan at City Council Meeting this Tuesday, 11/13/12

There’s nothing timid about Berkeley’s Climate Action Plan. Widely considered to be among the boldest and best Climate Action Plans in the US, Berkeley’s CAP aims for an ambitious 33% reduction below 2000 levels in citywide greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and an 80% reduction by 2050. Though we are making great progress, the road… Read more »