Latest Western Climate Initiative Stories

2009-03-21 16:30:00

Many US states plan to proceed with their own global warming emission control programs until the White House and Congress pass a credible federal market mechanism such as "cap-and-trade" to meet President Obama's targets for greenhouse gas cuts.

2008-10-04 00:00:13

By Jeremy Duda A group of South Phoenix lawmakers hoping to change part of an environmental-damage settlement between the state and Honeywell may not find a receptive ear if they take their concerns to the Governor's Office. Gov.

2008-09-23 21:00:31

Seven Western U.S. states and four provinces in Canada have proposed a plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions, officials said. The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday that the Western Climate Initiative would cut regional greenhouse gas emissions by 15 percent below 2005 levels in the next 12 years.

2008-09-23 21:00:24

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Brad Jones of American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, +1-720-496-1675, bjones@cleancoalusa.org ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept.

2008-09-23 18:00:21

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Jesus Mena, +1-415-948-4220-c, jemena@edf.org or Derek Walker, +1-410-980-0939-c, dbwalker@edf.org, both of Environmental Defense Fund Regional Market Will Facilitate California's Implementation of Global Warming Solutions Act SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept.

2008-07-24 18:00:54

By Michael Milstein, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 24--SALEM -- Your daily routine -- switching on a light, cooking a meal, driving down the street -- would generate less greenhouse gases under a first-of-its-kind regional strategy to curb global warming unveiled Wednesday at the Capitol.

2008-07-19 12:00:28

As part of Ontario's request to join the 10 Western Climate Initiative partners, which includes Utah, officials with the Canadian province announced a Go Green Climate Change Plan that includes full closure of all coal plants by 2014.

2008-06-18 09:01:07

By Libby Tucker Gov. Ted Kulongoski yesterday outlined his policy proposals for boosting energy efficiency, which he says will be the center of his climate change agenda in the 2009 Oregon Legislature.

2007-05-22 00:35:00

Utah joined five other states and British Columbia on Monday in a pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, although details on how they will do it are incomplete.

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