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Tag: Proposition 23

December 16, 2010 | 11:25 am

Historic California Air Resources Board Meeting

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UPDATE 12:30 P.M.: California Watch yesterday posted a report saying that the rules under consideration by CARB will create a potential windfall for the timber industry by allowing companies to earn carbon credits from the re-planting of clear-cut trees. The companies would then be free to sell those credits on the new carbon trading exchange. […]

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November 16, 2010 | 10:53 am

Exploring California’s Proposed Climate Change Rules and the Defeat of Prop 23

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Today marks the final day of Gov. Schwarzenegger’s Global Climate Summit at UC Davis. (Watch it live here.) Gretchen Weber reports on KQED’s Climate Watch blog: …more than 80 regional and local governments have come together for two days to try to figure out ways to reduce emissions and put the brakes on climate change. […]

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New Poll: Brown’s Lead Up, Boxer’s Steady, Climate-Law Hold Lags, Majority-Budget Vote Soars

October 25, 2010 | 9:56 am

New Poll: Brown’s Lead Up, Boxer’s Steady, Climate-Law Hold Lags, Majority-Budget Vote Soars

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A Los Angeles Times/USC poll released Sunday finds Jerry Brown with a commanding lead over Meg Whitman, 52 to 39 percent, in the governor’s race. Brown’s advantage among Latinos increased 14 points from the last Times/USC poll in September. Whitman must really be feeling the heat, because the candidate that earlier in the campaign became […]

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October 19, 2010 | 3:53 pm

Has Big Oil Bailed on Prop 23?

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Proposition 23 would delay implementing California’s landmark law aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions until the state’s unemployment rate falls to 5.5 percent or below for four consecutive quarters. Notoriously, two Texas oil companies have put up much of the funding for the initiative. But Dan Morain suggests in last Sunday’s Sacramento Bee that Big […]

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