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Governor Gavin’s chance to become a climate dividends hero

by Mike Sandler, co-founder of The Climate Center With Federal climate action stalled for years, climate activists have looked to California to lead the way.  And California has in many ways, including by adopting the most ambitious multi-sector GHG cap in the country and an economywide carbon price, the first and still only one in […]

The Case for Cap and Dividend

by Meghan Demeter  |   September 1, 2015 California has long been at the forefront of climate protection, and the state has been something of a testing ground for environmental and energy legislation. We’ve experienced both successes and failures, and can learn valuable lessons from both. The State has already allocated $1.4 billion in auction […]

Business Groups on Both Sides

Last week, Mary Nichols, Chair of the California Air Resources Board, told the California Manufacturers & Technology Association, Western States Petroleum Association, and the California Chamber of Commerce: “Join the many hundreds of businesses that are investing in the fight against climate change instead of fighting AB32.”  They fought the original legislation for California greenhouse […]