cap and trade

Nine states and DC move forward on transportation carbon pricing alliance

By Eric Sundquist Nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, plus the District of Columbia, announced Tuesday that they would design a joint climate strategy over the next year and then put it up for state-by-state adoption. The policy will, according to the joint announcement, “reduce carbon

Sacramento public housing residents just got free Zipcars

By Sam Sklar As of early May, some residents of public housing projects in Sacramento have access to an on-demand vehicle service using electric cars, reports the Sacramento Bee. Through a partnership with Boston-based Zipcar, eight electric vehicles—two at each of four public housing complexes

California’s Cap and Trade Program starts, impacts on fuel prices hotly debated

By Bill Holloway As of January 1, gasoline, diesel, and natural gas fuels are now covered under California’s Cap-and-Trade Program.  The program, which was established as part of the state’s 2006 climate change law, requires large companies to pay a price to emit carbon by purchasing carbon