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Emissions fall under California's cap-and-trade program

Published: 
Wed, 11/08/2017 (All day)

Industries regulated under California’s cap-and-trade program reduced greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 5% in 2016, according to new data released by state officials.

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California politics updates: Legislature extends cap-and-trade on a rare bipartisan vote

Published: 
Tue, 07/18/2017 - 3:26pm

California lawmakers voted Monday evening to extend the state’s premiere program on climate change, a victory for Gov. Jerry Brown that included unprecedented Republican support for fighting global warming.

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Interests, Ideology And Climate

Published: 
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:55am
Category: 
Energy

There are three things we know about man-made global warming. First, the consequences will be terrible if we don’t take quick action to limit carbon emissions. 

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Obama to Take Action to Slash Coal Pollution

Published: 
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 9:15am
Category: 
Energy

The Obama administration on Monday will announce one of the strongest actions ever taken by the United States government to fight climate change, a proposed Environmental Protection Agency regulation to cut carbon pollution from the nation’s power plants 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030, according to people briefed on the plan who spoke anonymously because they had been asked not to reveal details.

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President Said to Be Planning to Use Executive Authority on Carbon Rule

Published: 
Thu, 05/29/2014 - 11:07am
Category: 
Energy

President Obama will use his executive authority to cut carbon emissions from the nation’s coal-fired power plants by up to 20 percent, according to people familiar with his plans, which will spur the creation of a state cap-and-trade program forcing industry to pay for the carbon pollution it creates.