Bay Area Climate News from CRI – April 2018

BAY AREA CLIMATE NEWS FROM CRI April 2018      THE BIG PICTURE   GHG Emissions Rose in 2017 — Renewables growing fast…but not fast enough The New York Times breaks down the top 5 reasons why global GHGs rose in 2017. While renewables grew faster than any other energy sector, they couldn’t match the growth in overall energy demand. […]

Industry and Community Stakeholders Show Out for Proposed Cap on GHG Emissions

More than 25 groups and 40 individuals gave public comments at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s (Air District) June 21st Board meeting. While the Air District had several items on their agenda that morning, Directors and stakeholders spent over three hours considering a vote on adopting and certifying an Environmental Impact Report on […]

CEQA Working Group Delivers Letter Opposing SB 32

  Today the CEQA Working Group delivered a letter opposing SB 32 (D-Pavley). The concern of the 32 groups that signed on to the letter are summed up in the passage below: “To be clear, the CEQA Working Group is not opposed to efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. However, we have grave concerns […]