SB 350


Jerry Brown Inserts Fuel Provision into Budget Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has decided to avoid another legislative fight over his desire to cut petroleum use 50 percent by 2030, instead choosing to attain his goal by inserting a provision into the state budget.

Halle Berry (Kevin Winter / Getty)

Halle Berry Brings Heat to CA Climate Change Debate

Actress Halle Berry joined Democrat lawmakers at the California state Capitol on Monday to lend support to a sweeping new climate change bill under consideration during the final two weeks of the legislative session.

Debate over Bill to Halve Gas Use in CA

The Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015, SB 350, which would force petroleum use in California cars and trucks to be cut in half by 2030, is snaking through the California State Assembly toward a vote, prompting acrimonious debate between supporters and opponents.

Jerry Brown-Schwarzenegger (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

California Senate Fight over Jerry Brown’s Climate Change Agenda

Amplifying AB 32, the Schwarzenegger-era cap-and-trade law, Democrat legislators in California are set to impose even more aggressive greenhouse gas reductions that would lower greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) to 80% below 1990 levels by the year 2050.