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Good News About Your Electric Bill

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green

No, that $35 credit on your electric bill wasn't an April Fool's joke. Starting yesterday, millions of California residents and businesses are finally...

California and the Raiders of the Lost Commons

Mike Sandler | Posted 07.20.2013 | Green
Mike Sandler

The first Indiana Jones movie opens with our hero having his prize stolen from him by a rival archeologist. No one remembers that the statue actually belongs to the Peruvian tribespeople. In 2013, Californians are witnessing an allegory with the repeated raiding of the revenues from the carbon price under state law AB32 that should be theirs.

LA Department Of Water & Power Takes On The E.P.A.

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 10.13.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The powerful Los Angeles Department of Water and Power sued air regulators Friday over demands to control dust from Owens Lake nearly a...

Parlez-Vous Cap-and-Trade?

Douglas A. Kysar | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Douglas A. Kysar

California's goal is not merely to create linkages with foreign cap-and-trade systems, but also to inspire and cajole its own federal government, and indeed the world, to act.

'Green News Report' - January 31, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.01.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republica...

Rebate Debate Over Utility-Sector Cap & Trade Revenues

Mike Sandler | Posted 03.31.2012 | Green
Mike Sandler

If you've been wondering whatever happened to Cap & Trade in California, it's not your fault. The topic has bounced around several state agencies, and it was tied up in the courts for awhile.

'Green News Report' - January 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Drill-Bab...

Let California Show the World How

Jennifer Gennari | Posted 02.13.2012 | San Francisco
Jennifer Gennari

Climate talks are moving more slowly than glaciers now. Rather than wait, elected officials and local advocates have taken matters into their own hands. And the newest innovator on the block is the City of Mountain View.

The Promise and Problems of Pricing Carbon

Robert Stavins | Posted 01.01.2012 | Green
Robert Stavins

In the U.S., political polarization has decimated what had long been the key political constituency in the Congress for environmental action, namely, the middle, including both moderate Republicans and moderate Democrats.

California Should Lead Again on Emissions Standards

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 08.27.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

By moving ahead with its own rules, California can bolster the administration's negotiating position with the auto industry. If it declines to send a clear signal now, it risks being hobbled for years by whatever weak action Washington chooses.

Cap and Trade Is So 2009: Time for an Alternative?

Mike Sandler | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green
Mike Sandler

California's reconsideration of carbon pricing provides a chance to create an alternative that can serve as a model for the world.

Green News Report: March 31, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.31.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama's '...

Green News Report: March 29, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.29.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Fallout f...

Despite Deficit, Brown Wants $63 Million For Caltrans

California Watch | Marie C. Baca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Marie C. Baca Nestled within Gov. Jerry Brown's program-slashing budget proposal lies a $63 m...

Green News Report: January 25, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Getting "Gas"-y at the Oscars; Freakin' Frackin'; Natural disasters are expensive; Catastrophic flooding, drought around the world.

California Renewable Energy Push Could Blow Across West

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana and other states in the West could wind up being the unintended beneficiaries of an aggressive push to decrease fossil...

About California's Proposed Cap & Trade Regulation

Mike Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Sandler

An alternative strategy for climate protection advocates would be to ask for a delay.

Prop 23: It's About Our Future

Hunt Ramsbottom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Hunt Ramsbottom

A "Yes" vote on Prop 23 jeopardizes both economic growth and the improvement of air quality in California, and delays the reduction in the emission of detrimental greenhouse gases.

Green News Report: September 30, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Koala Chla...

Green News Report: September 28, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: SoCal is s...

Future Cars, Now: The Next Steps To Fight Global Warming

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

Getting the next generation of cars right isn't just good for the planet. It's good for American jobs. It's good for the economy. It's even good for the carmakers.

Greed Puts Climate in Dire Straits: Offsets for Nothin' and Permits for Free

Mike Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Sandler

All of this talk of offsets needlessly complicates the basics of a carbon permit system. Polluters pay, and people get the money. That's the way you do it.

Let California Lead: the Green Economy and Lessons from 1990's Zero Emissions Vehicle Mandate

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Kim

California has always represented a better future, and we seem more impatient to get there than anyone else. The examples are endless: the settlers ri...

AB 32 Opponents Vulnerable on Pollution's Health Hazards

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Kim

Opponents of legislation that seeks to reduce greenhouse gases in California to 1990 levels by 2020 are asking us to put short-term economic interests ahead of people's health and safety.

Commerce Residents Choke on Fumes

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Terry Gardner

No one should have to hold their breath at home to avoid inhaling diesel fumes.