Climate

As cap-and-trade conversations continue, the future looks bright for California.
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
11/03/2014
This summer we spent several sunny days indoors with state agencies figuring out how to best spend California’s cap-and-trade funds. With the workshops over, the guidelines for the Affordable Housing...
Jean Long Headshot
10/17/2014
As rent and transportation costs in California continue to rise, families in the Bay Area are finding it harder to afford to live in the place they call home.  That’s why we’re thrilled to...
MTC's decision sets the stage for better regional planning.
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10/08/2014
No matter how great the script is, the director’s vision won’t come to life if the actors don’t play their parts. That’s why it’s so important for counties to play a coordinated role in implementing...
At the beach in August? Still time to weigh in on cap-and-trade guidelines
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
09/11/2014
For many Californians, August means sun, surf, and family vacations. But for those of us involved in figuring out how to best spend proceeds from the state’s cap-and-trade climate program, it was a...
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08/25/2014
Thanks to the California legislature's latest decision, this little girl - like all of us - can breathe a little easier. On Friday, California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg...
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08/04/2014
Now that the ink on the California state budget is dry, the hard work of implementation – deciding how to select which projects and programs are funded with the billions of dollars of cap-and-trade...
07/28/2014
Updated 11/5/2014: This ballot measure FAILED with 74% of the vote. Read a round-up of all 2014 election results here. Berkeley’s Downtown Area Plan was finalized in 2012 thanks to years of...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
07/24/2014
Big oil hides behind good intentions, but don’t be fooled  There’s a new movement underway to deceive California voters, keep us dependent on costly oil for decades to come, pollute our...
California's landmark budget agreement on cap-and-trade leads the nation.
06/13/2014
 Yesterday, the Governor and Legislature reached an agreement for investing billions in cap-and-trade proceeds for this coming year, as well as a framework for future years. It reflects many of...
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05/15/2014
As the California legislature debates how to spend billions of dollars in cap-and-trade revenue to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we now have proof that a powerful climate strategy is to build...

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