Sunday, November 27, 2022

Environmental

CalChamber Urges Careful Deliberation on Governor’s Contentious Climate Package

The time remaining in the legislative session is inadequate for the necessary full discussion of the climate proposals the Governor issued last week, the...

Years of Discussions Yield Far-Reaching Packaging Deal

A workable compromise on a circular economy policy for California was reached in the final days before the Legislature left for summer recess and...

SoCalGas Proposes to Develop Largest U.S. Green Hydrogen Energy System

This week, Southern California Gas Co. announced its proposal to develop what would be the nation’s largest green hydrogen energy infrastructure system (the “Angeles...

The People’s Voice: Drought and Wildfires Dominate Climate Issues

Californians strongly agree about the importance of addressing climate change, but are not convinced that costly, disruptive policies are the right approach. The seventh...

CalChamber Halts Limit on Climate Technology Innovation

Legislation that would have limited technological development and hurt the state’s ability to meet its carbon neutrality goals failed to move out of Senate...

Carbon Neutrality Workshops Continue

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) kicked off its every-five-years Scoping Plan process this summer with a series of virtual workshops. CARB spent several days...

CalChamber Cites Key Policy Elements for Recycling in a Circular Economy

Working to find a comprehensive solution to recycling and packaging concerns is a goal shared by the California Chamber of Commerce and its members. That...

Forest Action Plan Outlines Approach to Battling Year-Round Wildfire Season

The wildfire season seems endless. It starts earlier in the year and ends later. Practically, it’s morphed into a year-round phenomenon. The California Department of...

Recycling Overhaul Keys: Standardized Compliance Path, Infrastructure

Overhauling California’s recycling market requires a balance of the right mandates with a compliance pathway, California Chamber of Commerce Policy Advocate Adam Regele told...

CalChamber Companies Lead in Innovating to Reduce Global Carbon Emissions

Reading the news these days, it is easy to get lost in the rhetoric of climate change. But in California, we’ve long moved past...