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Stories related to: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Environment

California Lawmakers Mull Cap-And-Trade Spending

August 18, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California lawmakers are discussing how to spend cap-and-trade auction proceeds that have been accumulating since the last fiscal year.

Environment

New Poll Shows Californians' Opinions On Climate Change, Water

July 27, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new poll shows Californians support the goals of the state’s landmark law to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It also found that Californians want state and local governments to do more when it comes to the drought.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP / File

Demand Plummets For California Pollution Credits

May 25, 2016 | Ben Bradford

California Governor Jerry Brown and state lawmakers will have to reassess plans to spend billions of dollars on environmental programs.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Environment

California Dairy Turns Cow Waste Into Power

May 19, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Cow waste on dairy farms accounts for about 45 percent of California's methane emissions. One dairy farmer in Elk Grove is turning that pollution into power.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Restored Wetlands in California May Be Source Of Greenhouse Gases

April 13, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new study shows in some cases restored wetlands can be a source of greenhouse gas emissions.

Dean Musgrove / Los Angeles Daily News Via AP / Pool

Environment

California Gas Leak Largest Methane Leak in US History

February 25, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new study finds Aliso Canyon gas storage leak near Los Angeles was the largest methane leak in US history.

Pacific Institute / Courtesy

Environment

Study: California Drought Means Less Hydropower, More CO2 Pollution

February 9, 2016 | Ed Joyce

A new study says California's four-year drought has reduced hydroelectricity generation, resulting in higher electricity costs to ratepayers and increased greenhouse gas pollution.

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