• California Extends Climate Policy to 2030

    10 days ago - By Newser

    California lawmakers voted Monday to extend a climate change initiative that Gov. Jerry Brown holds up as a model for states and nations looking to lower carbon emissions. Brown's signature will add another decade of life to the state's cap-and-trade program, bolstering the Democratic governor's quest to portray California as...
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  • California votes to extend its signature climate policy

    California votes to extend its signature climate policy

    10 days ago - By Think Progress

    But a close showdown over the state's cap-and-trade showcases how states might grapple with climate change in the age of Trump. Gov. Jerry Brown, left, testifies in support of a pair of climate change bills as Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon looks on. CREDIT: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file The California Assembly and the California Senate both voted Monday to extend the state's cap-and-trade program, which requires companies to pay for carbon pollution, through 2030. The bill passed with supermajorities in both chambers with bipartisan support, particularly in the Assembly, where...
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