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    California to Extend Cap-and-Trade System to 2050

    The price of allowances will rise also, encouraging businesses to clean up emissions By Debra Kahn, ClimateWire on July 13, 2016 California Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration yesterday released a plan to extend the state’s landmark cap-and-trade program in a bid to slash greenhouse gas emissions through midcentury. The California Air Resources Board (ARB) proposed amendments to the […]

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    Formal Public Comment Period Begins on Regulatory Package

    The California Air Resources Board has announced its proposed amendments to the state’s Cap-and-Trade regulation as part of implementing Governor Brown’s Executive Order extending the program beyond the year 2020. The official version open for public comment and Board consideration is the version posted by ARB on August 2, 2016. The public comment period will […]

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    ARB Releases Draft Proposed Amendments To Cap-and-Trade Program

    The California Air Resources Board has released its draft amendments to the state’s Cap-and-Trade regulation as part of implementing Governor Brown’s Executive Order extending the program beyond the year 2020. While ARB proposes establishing new emissions caps and provisions to streamline the cap-and-trade process, international sector-based credits for tropical forests jurisdictions are not included in the proposed […]

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    Joining hands on climate change: Brazil, California

    Protecting our climate is very important to the indigenous people of the Amazon. In the Brazilian state of Acre, where I live, we’re already seeing terrible heat, floods and droughts that we never used to experience. That’s why cooperation with California to protect our forests is important to people here. “My father taught me when […]

  • (Internal Rights)Apodemia palmeri ( Palmer's Metalmark) near San Pedro hot spring.  Image size:16X12@300dpi.  Photo Credit: © Cary Kerst

    ARB Releases Preliminary Draft Proposed Amendments to Cap-and-Trade Program

    The California Air Resources Board has released its preliminary draft amendments to the state’s Cap-and-Trade regulation as part of implementing Governor Brown’s Executive Order extending the program beyond the year 2020. While ARB proposes establishing new emissions caps and provisions to streamline the cap and trade process, international sector-based credits for tropical forests jurisdictions are not included […]

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