Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Environmental

CalChamber Offers Recommendations for Changes to California Climate Bond

The California Chamber of Commerce recently submitted recommendations for changes to a potential general obligation bond measure being considered by the California Legislature that...

CalChamber-Hosted Briefing Emphasizes Carbon Capture/Storage as Urgent, Needed

As California looks ahead to ambitious 2045 carbon neutrality goals, it is no longer realistic to believe that the state can meet them without...

CalChamber Seeks Delay, Adjustments to Climate Emissions Reporting

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of organizations are asking for a delay in the rulemaking for the climate emissions reporting mandated...

US Agency Releases Final Rule on Reporting Climate Risk, Emissions

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released its long-awaited final rule on reporting requirements for certain climate risks and greenhouse gas emissions...

CalChamber, Allied Groups Sue California Over Climate Disclosure Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of business groups are challenging California’s new climate reporting laws, SB 253 (Wiener; D-San Francisco) and...

Stanford Study Details State Road to Net-Zero Emissions

Scholars at the Stanford Center for Carbon Storage and Stanford Carbon Removal Initiative recently released a landmark study providing an independent assessment of decarbonization options and alternatives.

CalChamber Backs Circular Action Alliance

The California Chamber of Commerce has announced its support for the Circular Action Alliance (CAA) to become California’s Producer Responsibility Organization in accordance with SB 54 (Allen; D-Santa Monica).

Emissions Tracking Mandate Will Increase Business, Consumer Costs

The California Chamber of Commerce and a broad coalition of organizations are urging legislators to reject an onerous emissions tracking and paperwork requirement that...

Assembly Bill’s Paper Receipt Rules Present Challenges to Deterring Retail Theft

A problematic Assembly bill that imposes onerous rules on the use of paper receipts will be acted upon in the Senate Appropriations Committee when...

Climate Change Emissions Reporting Bills Move with Assembly Committee Amendments

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills creating climate change-related reporting challenges for large companies and potential increased costs for all businesses passed an Assembly...