• (ALL INTERNAL RIGHTS, LIMITED EXTERNAL RIGHTS) November 2015. Bertha Peters, Yurok tribal elder, holds Woodwardia ferns (Woodwardia fimbriata, also known as giant chain ferns) that she will use to create baskets. The Yurok tribe uses these ferns, hazel sticks, and bear grass to create baskets. The Yurok Tribe is the largest tribe in California and obtained their lands from a forest carbon offsets program created by the Conservancy. Photo credit: Kevin Arnold
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    The Conservancy supports the continued use of the regulatory cap and trade program

    September 19, 2016 Via electronic submittal California Air Resources Board Attn: Mary Nichols, Chair 1001 I Street Sacramento, CA 95812 Re: Comments on the August 2, 2016 Proposed Amendments to the California Cap on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Market-Based Compliance Mechanisms Regulation Dear Chair Nichols and CARB board members: The Nature Conservancy (The Conservancy) appreciates […]

  • SEPTEMBER 23, 2009 - Track & Field : Men's 110m Hurdles during the Super Track and Field Meet at Todoroki Stadium on September 23, 2009 in Kanagawa, Japan. (Photo by Tsutomu Takasu)

    Calif. cap and trade faces new hurdles

    Debra Kahn, E&E reporter Published: Friday, September 23, 2016 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California regulators are running into opposition as they make a bid to extend their economywide greenhouse gas program to 2030 and mesh it with federal regulations. At a hearing yesterday to consider extending their cap-and-trade market past 2020, the California Air Resources Board […]

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

    ARB Held Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Cap-and-Trade Program

    The California Air Resources Board held a public hearing on September 22nd to consider proposed amendments to the state’s Cap-and-Trade regulation as part of implementing Governor Brown’s Executive Order extending the program to the year 2030. While ARB proposes establishing new emissions caps and provisions to streamline the cap and trade process, international sector-based credits for tropical […]

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    Governor Signs Climate Laws Extending Program Through 2030: Silent on Cap and Trade

    California extends most ambitious US climate change law Gov. Jerry Brown extended the nation’s most ambitious climate change law Thursday by another 10 years as California charts a new goal to reduce carbon pollution. SEPTEMBER 8, 2016 11:52 AM  — LOS ANGELES Gov. Jerry Brown extended the nation’s most ambitious climate change law Thursday by another […]

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