In a historic move that adds life to international climate negotiations, the US and China have jointly committed to undertake significant actions to combat climate change.
As announced by President Barack Obama and...more
As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the EPA is proposing to require certain landfills to capture extra landfill gas in order to decrease methane emissions. Methane is a strong greenhouse gas, its global...more
Environmental and Policy Focus: California is ahead of EPA on climate rules - Los Angeles Times - Jun 5:
In 2006, when California adopted AB 32, its landmark global warming law, it acted virtually alone. Now, the state...more
Tuesday saw the opening ceremony of the high-level segment at COP 19 and CMP 9. As is customary, the curtain raiser began with numerous statements from a variety of heads of state and government ministers....more
Friday’s meetings continued the trend of informal consultations and contacts groups, slowing striving towards substantive progress. The closure of the 39th SBSTA and SBI meetings, and the associated closing plenaries,...more
The Sacramento Superior Court has upheld the constitutionality of California Air Resources Board's ("ARB") cap and trade auctions in the related cases California Chamber of Commerce v. ARB and Morning Star Packing Company v....more
On Tuesday, June 25, President Barack Obama presented his Administration’s 21- page Action Plan on climate change.
The President committed the United States to cutting greenhouse gases to the range of 17 percent...more
The Obama administration released its Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for the impacts of climate change on June 25, 2013. In a speech at Georgetown University unveiling the plan, President...more
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