Tag: Greenhouse Gas

California Aims to Phase Out New Gas-Powered Vehicles by 2035

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday issued an executive order that directs the state to require that all new cars and passenger trucks sold within California...

Legislative Analyst to California: Rely More on the Most Cost-Effective GHG Reduction Strategies

The Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO), the California Legislature’s non-partisan fiscal and policy advisor, released its annual report on California’s climate policies, recommending that “n...

Job Creator Fostering Technological Innovation Wins OK from Assembly Fiscal Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that encourages technological innovation is awaiting action by the Assembly after passing that house’s fiscal committee...

CalChamber Outlines Best Way to Meet California Emissions Reduction Goal

Well-Designed Cap-and-Trade Program with Robust Cost Containment An economy-wide cap-and-trade system will be the least costly and least disruptive approach to meeting the state’s ambitious...

Appeals Court Rules that Project Consistency with GHG Plan Sufficient Under CEQA

A recent appeals court decision provides further guidance on what qualifies as an adequate greenhouse gas (GHG) impact analysis under the California Environmental Quality...

CalChamber Issues Statement on Governor Signing SB 32 and AB 197

SACRAMENTO, CA — CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg today issued this statement following Governor Brown signing SB 32 (Pavley) and AB 197 (E....

Guest Commentary: Climate Change Policy Comes with Economic Risks​

(Cross posted in The Sacramento Bee) Gov. Jerry Brown spoke to the United Nations Climate Summit last month. He made a strong pitch for state...