Governor Jerry Brown is pleading with state lawmakers to approve an extension of the state’s cap-and-trade program, telling them it’s “the vote of their lives.” But do most people understand what the program is?
Stories related to: Greenhouse Gas Emissions
September 8, 2016 | Amy Quinton
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation to extend the nation's most ambitious climate change law by another 10 years.
August 23, 2016 | Amy Quinton
California's latest carbon auction has brought more bad news for Governor Jerry Brown's landmark programs fighting climate change.
August 9, 2016
(AP) — With three weeks left in California's legislative session, Gov. Jerry Brown and other advocates of extending the state's ambitious climate change efforts are struggling to persuade enough lawmakers to go along.
July 27, 2016 | Amy Quinton
A new poll shows Californians support the goals of the state’s landmark law to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It also found that Californians want state and local governments to do more when it comes to the drought.
May 19, 2016 | Amy Quinton
Cow waste on dairy farms accounts for about 45 percent of California's methane emissions. One dairy farmer in Elk Grove is turning that pollution into power.
April 13, 2016 | Amy Quinton
A new study shows in some cases restored wetlands can be a source of greenhouse gas emissions.