TITLE

Climate Change and the 'People's Governor.'

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Buildings;Aug2007, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the environmental efforts of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He signed into law the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006/AB 32, which places an economy-wide cap on greenhouse-gas emissions and requires a reduction of emissions in California to 1990 levels by 2020. He also introduced the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) in January 2007, which utilizes enforceable standards, market competition, and flexible compliance to reduce emissions at the lowest cost and in the most consumer-friendly ways.
ACCESSION #
26324818

 

Related Articles

  • CALIFORNIA DREAMING. Chang, Joseph // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;2/5/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 5, p10 

    The article reports that California leads the quest to terminate greenhouse gas emissions with the signing of the Global Warming Solutions Act by its governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The law aims to reduce industry greenhouse gas emissions by 20% to 1990 levels by 2020, and another 80% below 1990...

  • The Green Giant. Breslau, Karen // Bulletin with Newsweek;5/1/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6567, p67 

    The article focuses on the interest shown by California's Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on environmental protection. Once pilloried for driving his Hummer, Schwarzenegger is out to prove that environmentalism and hedonism can co-exist. In 2006, Schwarzenegger signed first-in-the-nation...

  • Untitled. Patton, Gary A. // California Today;Dec2007, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p2 

    The article presents information on the legislative measures lobbied by the Planning and Conservation League in California. A flood package has been approved by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Three important bills were signed by the governor, including SB 719, SB 220 and AB 1108....

  • Very heavy lifting ahead. Gerlat, Allan // Waste News;10/13/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 13, p8 

    Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger now takes the lead role in California. He'll try to fix a state with enormous budget problems that led to the recall of long-time governor Gray Davis. What does that mean for the environment, in a state that often has been much more stringent on those issues than the...

  • Keep It Green. ARRANDALE, TOM // Governing;Feb2009, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p48 

    The article presents the author's views on the federal aid to state governments in the U.S. and its implementation on the environmental policies and protection. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has pressured state legislators to exempt eight highway projects from standard agency reviews...

  • THE JOLLY GREEN GIANT?. Graham, Wade // Onearth;Fall2005, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p14 

    Discusses the environmental agenda of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Aspects of the Action Plan for California's Environment released by Schwarzenegger after announcing his candidacy in a special election on 2003; Pollution and energy provisions; Support for pollution-control rules;...

  • Governor Schwarzenegger: Defender Of Environmental Law.  // Environmental Forum;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p18 

    Presents views on the plan of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger related to environmental protection. Details of his environmental protection platform; Information on his commitment to defend the greenhouse gases emission regulation; Effort to retain the higher environmental standards of...

  • POLLUTION TERMINATOR.  // Overdrive;Jun2006, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p18 

    The article reports on the appearance of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in the May 2006 "Green Issue" of "Vanity Fair" as one of California Air Resources Board's 50 crusaders for environmental sanity in California. He was photographed in a heroic pose atop the roof of California...

  • Pie in the sky.  // Waste News;6/6/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p8 

    This article reports that California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's bold but vague pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions in his state by 80 percent by 2050 further evinces the dissatisfaction felt by some Americans and local governments about the federal government's response to global...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics