Cap-and-trade

Bus in front of Sacramento capital building
Joshua Stark Headshot
11/15/2017
What a ride! This year the California Legislature passed some of the largest and most aggressive bills in state history, addressing our most pressing issues. From massive amounts of transportation...
Kailei Johnson with her three kids, Seth, Hannah, and Caleb.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
06/06/2017
Six months ago, Kailei Johnson was on the Internet when something caught her eye. It was an article about a new affordable housing development opening up near her in West Sacramento called West...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
09/28/2016
Californians, mark your calendars…for the year 2030. That’s the new goalpost for our state’s ambitious climate goals that are keeping California at the forefront of global climate action. With...
Image: three smokestacks in the California desert. Photo Flickr Nathan Rupert
Joshua Stark Headshot
06/27/2016
When the California Air Resources Board released the results of its May auction of carbon allowances, audible gasps from around the state could be heard from the space station. I kid – but only...
A rendering of Anchor Place in Long Beach, CA
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
04/14/2016
As a professional who has dedicated my career to stopping climate change, my reasons are straightforward – a healthy environment and a chance for future generations to live happy, prosperous lives...
Esther Robert sits at her kitchen table at home in West Sacramento. Photo credit: Rockwell Creative
Bianca Taylor Headshot
03/01/2016
Affordable housing" is a term we hear every day, in the news and in our neighborhoods. And while there are technical definitions that specify what makes a unit affordable based on income level,...
Flickr: Dylan
Joshua Stark Headshot
01/07/2016
In his January budget proposal for fiscal year 2016-17, Governor Brown reintroduced his plan for addressing the state’s dwindling transportation revenues and its crumbling infrastructure. When it...
12/08/2015
Last Thursday I presented at a Caltrans conference in Los Angeles. On my Southwest flight home, I grabbed a second-row window seat...next to Governor Jerry Brown.  I thanked him for his...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
11/25/2015
“Sustainability means simultaneously meeting our current economic, environmental, and community needs, while also ensuring that we are not jeopardizing the ability of future generations to meet their...
Flickr: Sergio LA
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
10/21/2015
Meeting California’s goal of reducing petroleum use by 50% by 2030 is ambitious – but achievable. It’s ambitious because it will require us to overcome decades of planning and investment that have...

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