Climate

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...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
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...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
04/14/2014
Throughout California, many regions have passed Sustainable Communities Strategies to promote transportation choices, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and contribute to strong, sustainable economic...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
01/16/2014
Last week Governor Brown released his initial budget proposal including a plan to invest $850 million in cap-and-trade greenhouse gas auction proceeds.   The proposal is drawing wide...
Cap-and-trade auctions should fund clean transportation
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
11/19/2013
Today, polluters are lining up for the fifth auction of greenhouse gas emissions allowances under California’s landmark cap-and-trade climate program. Companies that produce climate pollution...
California Homes & Jobs Act
Joshua Stark Headshot
08/06/2013
Monday, August 12, promises to be a very interesting and important day for California transportation at the State Capitol. No fewer than five bills relating to the future of safe and sustainable...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
06/13/2013
During the Great Recession, the impacts of California's budget problems have fallen disproportionately on historically disadvantaged and low-income communities. To grapple with annual multi-billion...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
06/03/2013
Any minute now, we could get news about the budget – and the future of the state’s climate program. Two weeks ago, when Governor Brown proposed indefinitely loaning the first $500...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
05/15/2013
Even as he acknowledged that we are nearing a climate tipping point and that it will take two more years to recover the jobs lost during the Great Recession, Governor Brown yesterday released a...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
04/30/2013
For the last month, advocates and citizens around the Bay Area have been making their voices heard at public meetings on Plan Bay Area, our region’s first-ever plan for how to cut greenhouse gas...

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