“Eleven years ago, the landmark Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32) set the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. California is on track to exceed that target, while the state’s economic growth has continued to outpace the rest of the country. The 2017 Climate Change Scoping Plan, approved unanimously by…
New Federal Agency Resources: Climate Change Fact Sheets, Funding for Air Sensor Best Practices, Tribal Clean Energy
See below for coverage of new resources and funding opportunities from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)’s September State and Local Climate and Energy Program newsletter. To subscribe to the newsletter directly visit USEPA’s page here.
This Wednesday, California’s State Senate proposed a series of clean energy funding initiatives totaling $1.2 billion to address greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector and air pollution in urban environments.
The California Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) staff invites you to participate in a workshop on Thursday, September 1, 2016, regarding the Proposed 2016 State Strategy for the State Implementation Plan (State SIP Strategy).
The state has released a new freight system plan that highlights new technologies to improve air quality, and help the state’s economy grow. See the July 29, 2016 press release below:
ARB Workshop 7/27: Chance for Input to the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program
The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) invites you to provide additional input on the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program (Carl Moyer Program), as changes are considered to reflect new opportunities provided by Senate
A new study proposes storage and demand response to avoid extra air pollution while meeting peak demand. As shared by Greentech Media: We’ve heard about the value of energy storage for integrating renewables, shaving peak demand and regulating frequency, but there’s another service it can provide: combating air pollution.
Looking for Funding? More than $177 Million is Available for State and Local Government Activities on Coastal Resiliency, Health Impacts of Climate Change, HUD Choice Neighborhoods, and More
Shared in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s State and Local Climate and Energy Newsletter below, more than $177 million in funding and technical assistance is available for state, local, and tribal governments from
The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District (District) is currently accepting applications for the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Grant
On June 1st, Governor Brown convened leaders from states, cities and provinces from around the world at the inaugural Subnational Clean Energy Ministerial (SubCEM) in San
As shared by EurekAlert.org, a new study has reviewed the potential for cool roofs and green roofs to reduce urban heat island effect and improve air quality in the City of Chicago. Read below for highlights, or visit EurekAlert.org here.
For more than two decades, scientific evidence has shown fine particle pollution (PM2.5) in the outside air is a cause of cardiovascular illness and death, and has justified improving the PM2.5 annual National Ambient Air Quality Standard to protect public health. Yet, the
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s newsletter released today shares a number of key funding resources that can be used by local governments for energy
Haven’t dived into California’s new Sustainable Freight Plan yet? Get highlights – including biogas in the San Joaquin Valley and near zero-emissions freight vehicles – from
ARB Research Seminar May 24th: Effects of Complete Streets on Travel Behavior and Exposure to Vehicular Emissions
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:30 p.m., PDT (WEBCAST) Sierra Hearing Room, 2nd Floor, Cal/EPA Building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, California With growing interests in travel demand management, smart growth,