Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Greenhouse Gas

CA Taking Applications for Cap-and-Trade Transit-Oriented Housing Funds

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[Update 2/11/15: the Oakland workshop is overbooked, but participants are invited to listen in via audiocast. At the time of the meeting (9:30 a.m. February 12), go to http://www.mtc.ca.gov/meetings/schedule/index.htm] [Update 2/4/15: the date of the workshop in Oakland was changed to Thursday, February 12; change is reflected below.] The Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) […]

Report: CA Cap-and-Trade Program Is Up to Snuff

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Note: The original post has been edited slightly to clear up a misconception. Companies subject to the emissions cap cannot pay for the right to exceed the cap. The Environmental Defense Fund released a report this morning that says the second year of California’s cap-and-trade program is a success on several fronts. The report, “Carbon […]

San Diego Fights CA Courts for Its Highway-Happy Plan to Increase Emissions

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Despite what CA’s courts say, San Diego insists on plans to widen freeways in its 2050 Regional Transportation Plan, even if it defies the state’s ambitions to reduce climate-changing car dependency. As Eric Jaffe at CityLab wrote, the story is told in one simple chart created by opponents of the plan, which shows that it projects that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions […]