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A grand bargain? Gov. Jerry Brown in talks with oil companies about climate change programs

Published: 
Thu, 07/14/2016 (All day)

Gov. Jerry Brown's administration has been talking directly with oil companies in hopes of reaching a consensus on extending California's landmark climate programs, opening a back channel with an industry the governor has harshly criticized as a barrier to addressing global warming.

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Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon

Published: 
Thu, 12/05/2013 - 9:43pm
Category: 
Energy

More than two dozen of the nation’s biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are planning their future growth on the expectation that the government will force them to pay a price for carbon pollution as a way to control global warming.

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Louisiana Agency Sues Dozens of Energy Companies for Damage to Wetlands

Published: 
Wed, 07/24/2013 - 9:43pm
Category: 
Energy

Louisiana officials filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against dozens of energy companies, hoping that the courts will force them to pay for decades of damage to fragile coastal wetlands that help buffer the effects of hurricanes on the region.