Energy


One Small Step for CARB, Many More Steps to a Clean Energy Economy Remaining

By Alex Jackson
Natural Resources Defense Council

Last week the California Air Resources Board (CARB) voted to approve California’s first-of-its-kind carbon market to reduce pollution across the California economy. While we will continue to work with CARB to ensure the program is implemented effectively, the program as designed will position California to make good on its AB 32 pledge to reduce GHG emissions back to 1990 levels by 2020. In the meantime, much work remains to finalize and implement the suite of policies developed under AB 32 to steer California towards a clean energy future.  Here are some key developments to keep your eye on.

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