Emissions trading

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Enviros not happy with California carbon offsets

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A component of California’s landmark offensive against greenhouse gas emissions is not sitting well with some environmental groups. Under the measure, companies would be able to meet the state’s strict greenhouse […]


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‘Climate dividend’ approved for Calif. households

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility regulators have approved a small, twice-a-year dividend for households to help offset bill increases caused by the state’s new cap-and-trade system.


Calif. officials call carbon auction a success

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – State regulators say California’s first auction of greenhouse gas emissions permits went smoothly, and that all of the pollution permits available for 2013 were sold. The California Air Resources Board said […]


Calif. to release cap-and-trade auction results

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – State regulators plan to release the results of California’s first auction of greenhouse gas emission permits, which officially kick-started the state’s new carbon marketplace. The California Air Resources Board on Monday […]


Business groups protest Calif. carbon market

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Dozens of people, some wearing red “Save Our Jobs” T-shirts, packed a public meeting on Thursday to testify that a key component of California’s landmark greenhouse gas emissions law will impose […]



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