Knowledge Bank Tag: California

1 03, 2024

Updates to US Climate Legislation

2024-03-01T12:53:49+00:00March 1, 2024|Insights|

The US climate regulatory landscape has been dynamic and fast-paced in the past month, with significant developments in various states and at the federal level. From potential delays to key California climate legislation due to budget cuts, to New York's consideration of the Climate Corporate Accountability Act mirroring California's efforts, and the impending adoption of greenhouse gas emissions disclosure requirements by the US SEC.

16 09, 2010

Climate Change Controversy in California: A Summary of California Climate Bill AB 32 and Ballot Proposition 23 (Part I of II)

2023-05-18T09:31:04+00:00September 16, 2010|Insights|

Tensions are steadily mounting in advance of California’s November 2010 general election as the state’s landmark climate bill, the Global Warming Solutions Act, or AB 32, faces possible suspension by the California Jobs Initiative. This posting will be done in two sections. In this post, I have done up a brief background of relevant emissions data and California legislation preceding AB 32 and Prop 23, as well as a summary of the two bills. The second post focuses on the direct and indirect effects of Proposition 23 on AB 32 if the former were to be passed, and my arguments in favour of AB 32.

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