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Cullenward and Wara submitted a letter to CARB to comment on technical inadequacies, unbalanced evaluation of carbon taxes, and other shortcomings in the 2030 Scoping Plan Discussion Draft
Comment letter to the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) on regional greenhouse gas accounting and market design related to connecting California’s electricity market with neighboring markets
Comment letter to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) regarding transparency, policy specificity, and energy forecasting uncertainty in the draft 2030 Scoping Plan analysis
We suggest options for modifying a post-2020 version of California’s cap-and-trade system to fit within the constraints of two major tax regulations, Propositions 13 and 26.
Comment letter to the California Independent System Operator and California Air Resources Board regarding attribution of greenhouse gas emissions
Comment for the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) on California’s evolving climate policy portfolio and critical market design questions
The Trump administration may try to undermine climate action by undermining calculations of social cost of carbon, says an MIT Technology Review article, quoting Near Zero’s Danny Cullenward
Extending California’s cap-and-trade system beyond 2020, while avoiding legal challenge, will require a two-thirds vote in the Legislature, Near Zero’s Danny Cullenward tells ClimateWire
“Can state run on sun and wind alone? California weighs aggressive climate change measures,” Sacramento Bee
Near Zero’s Danny Cullenward, as well as collaborator Michael Wara of Stanford Law School, featured in a Sacramento Bee article covering two new California climate bills
Near Zero’s Danny Cullenward commented on California’s cap-and-trade system and its links with the same kind of system in Quebec
In an explainer on California’s new cap-and-trade bill, SB 775, Vox’s David Roberts was ecstatic about the bill. While working on the article he spoke with Near Zero’s Danny Cullenward.
Near Zero’s Danny Cullenward is quoted in the Washington Post on the new California bill to overhaul and extend the state’s cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emissions
Near Zero’s Danny Cullenward is featured on Southern California NPR affiliate KPCC, talking about California’s new cap-and-trade bill, SB 775
Near Zero’s Danny Cullenward was quoted in an MIT Technology Review article about SB 775, the newly unveiled climate bill that would overhaul California’s cap-and-trade system
Near Zero’s comment letter to the California Air Resources Board was quoted in a ClimateWire article on plans for California to meet its 2030 climate targets
Near Zero’s Danny Cullenward testified before the California Senate, commenting on ways of extending the state’s carbon pricing policy
California enacted one of the world’s most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets—achieving this goal will be a tremendous challenge
For California to achieve deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, in line with a recent bill, SB 32, will require building a broad coalition to back the needed steps.