Tag: Climate Change

SB 253 Will Drive Up Consumer Prices, Hand Market Advantage to Out-of-State and Foreign...

The California Chamber of Commerce and a broad coalition of organizations are urging legislators to reject an onerous emissions tracking and paperwork requirement that...

Australia-California Synergy on Climate Earns Praise

The California Chamber of Commerce this week joined the Australian government and California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) in presenting an...

CalChamber-Opposed Climate Reporting Bills Create Challenges for Businesses

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills that will burden California's businesses by imposing onerous and unnecessary climate-related reporting requirements await action by the Assembly...
2023 Job Killers

CalChamber Releases 2023 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its 2023 job killer list which, to date, includes 13 bills dealing with labor and employment issues,...
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CalChamber Releases 2023 Job Killer List

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce today released its 2023 job killer list which, to date, includes 13 bills dealing with labor...
2023 Job Killers

CalChamber Names Arbitrary Greenhouse Gas Target as Job Killer

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced that it has identified SB 12 (Stern; D-Canoga Park), which sets an arbitrary greenhouse gas target, as...

Don’t Treat California as a ‘Luxury Good’

The Golden State has enjoyed as much prosperity and created as much wealth as any society on the planet. Its economic output rivals Germany and...

Canada Day Lunch Focuses on Investors Helping Build Sustainable Economic Future

Ways in which investments from Canada and California pension programs are advancing the move toward a green, sustainable economy were the focus of a...
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California Deluge Forces Mass Evacuations, Boy Swept Away

As another powerful storm walloped California, a 5-year-old boy was swept away by floodwaters Monday on the state’s central coast and an entire seaside...

Storm Batters Northern California – Piers Collapse Amid Widespread Flooding

A “brutal” storm system battered northern California this week, killing at least two people and causing significant flooding and erosion, as a band of...

‘Bomb Cyclone’ Brings Damaging Winds, Rain to California

Damaging winds and heavy rains from a powerful “atmospheric river” pounded California on Thursday, knocking out power to tens of thousands, causing flash flooding,...

Drought Relief Top Priority for Voters; Climate Change Costs Also Concern

Earlier reports examined voters’ anxieties about the economy, the state’s business climate, and crime. Voters also have strong opinions about issues that affect their...
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CalChamber Welcomes New Policy Advocate on Energy Issues

Brady Van Engelen has joined the California Chamber of Commerce as a policy advocate specializing in energy issues. He also leads CalChamber advocacy on...
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CalChamber Member Blue Diamond Awarded $45 Million to Expand Climate Smart Orchard Programs

Blue Diamond Growers, a member of the California Chamber of Commerce, announced this week that it was awarded $45 million in funds provided by...

Climate Change Job Killer Bills: 1 Stopped; 1 Goes to Governor

On the final day of the session, Assembly members heeded the concerns raised by the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of more...
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Job Killer Bill Stopped in Final Hours of Session; Bill to Re-License Diablo Canyon...

In the final hours of the legislative session, CalChamber advocates and a large coalition of allies were successful in stopping a last minute climate-related...
CalChamber Advocacy

CalChamber Statement on Passage of Climate Change Proposal

California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Barrera today issued the following statement in response to AB 2133 (Quirk; D-Hayward) failing passage and...
2022 Job Killer List

End of Session Update: 2 Rushed Climate-Related Job Killer Bills Await Action

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills that will lead to excessive costs and jeopardize thousands of high paying jobs in the state...

CalChamber Adds Threat to State Oil/Gas Employment to Job Killer List

Legislation threatening state oil and gas development operations and employment in related industries has been added to the job killer list. SB 1137 (Lena Gonzalez;...

CalChamber Tags Rushed Climate Change Bill a Job Killer

The California Chamber of Commerce has labeled a last-minute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction proposal a job killer. The bill, AB 2133 (Quirk; D-Hayward), was...