Posts Tagged "ab32"

Do you Love the Earth?

  • April 5, 2011
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There are only 15 days left to join our “Love the Earth” campaign. With every purchase of carbon offsets, TerraPass will contribute an additional 1,000 lbs of offsets from our portfolio of projects. Why are we doing this? Well, besides wanting to show our appreciation to you (and we can’t think of a better way than to increase the impact… read more →

Fox News goes “carbon neutral”

Occasionally we see examples of how it should be done - the prototype of a corporate sustainability program that makes good business sense, articulates long-term goals (and sticks with them), and acknowledges the importance of environmental issues for companies across multiple industries. The fact that one such example is News Corporation, the parent company of Fox News and the Wall… read more →

Hottest decade ever. Best decade ever.

Last decade was the hottest on record. It was also arguably the best decade ever from humankind's standpoint. There's a clear tension here, but in my last post I uncritically accepted the proposition that the long-term future outlook for the world is generally positive, even if we are setting ourselves up for unnecessary misery from unchecked climate change. In this… read more →

Days away from cap and trade regulation

  • December 13, 2010
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The “No on 23” campaign might be over, but there’s still (at least) one more hurdle to jump over. The California Air Resources Board (ARB) will hear -- and perhaps adopt this week -- the Cap and Trade regulation needed to implement AB32, California’s Global Warming Solutions Act. The draft Regulation is out for public comment, and opponents of greenhouse… read more →

Update on California Propositions 26 and 23

By now most everyone paying attention to climate change knows that Californians rallied to hand Proposition 23 a smashing defeat. As a result, the state’s landmark greenhouse gas control law, AB32, will not be suspended. Many of you may also know that Proposition 26 passed, which isn't such good news from an environmental point of view, as I pointed out… read more →

No on Proposition 23

It’s been fascinating to watch the way the national media has picked up on the threat of Proposition 23, on the ballot in California next month. For those not familiar with the proposition, it’s a ballot initiative that proposes to suspend California’s landmark greenhouse gas reduction legislation, AB32, until unemployment in the state hits 5.5% or lower for four consecutive… read more →

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