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 »

Send Letters to Jerry Brown About Recycling

Send Letters to Jerry Brown About Recycling

Please take five minutes to send a letter to Governor Jerry Brown, urging his signature on three important bills that will affect recycling in California. Californians Against Waste has created sample letters to make it convenient for you. Please send in your completed letters to Californians Against Waste by October 9 for hand delivery to… Read more »

Jerry Brown appoints John Laird to top Natural Resource Post

Jerry Brown appoints John Laird to top Natural Resource Post

Gov.-elect Jerry Brown is expected to appoint former Santa Cruz legislator John Laird head of the state Natural Resources Agency, sources said Saturday–a role that will give the environmental advocate a powerful voice in oversight of logging, fishing, farming, parks and water policies.
The appointment, likely to be announced after Brown’s swearing-in this week, suggests… Read more »