Alumni Op-Ed: DWP is about to commit Los Angeles to a dirty natural gas power plant it doesn’t want or need
Near Zero alumnus Josh Lappen’s op-ed, “DWP is about to commit Los Angeles to a dirty natural gas power plant it doesn’t want or need,” was published by the LA Times on August 25, 2019.
The Q2 2019 WCI auction: Higher prices, similar market dynamics
Results from the May 2019 WCI auction are now available. Both current and advance auctions sold out in full, at prices slightly higher than in recent auctions. The current auction settled at its highest price ever, $17.45, noticeably higher than the...
Oversight hearing: California’s Climate Change Policies: Will the State Achieve the SB 32 Target?
In his capacity as the Senate appointee to the state’s Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee, Near Zero’s Danny Cullenward testified before a California Senate Environmental Quality Committee hearing.
California’s cap and trade proceeds will likely exceed Governor’s estimate
California’s Cap and Trade Program is expected to be a significant source of revenue in the coming years.
Holding limits don’t constrain banking in California’s cap-and-trade program
In California’s cap-and-trade system, banking of emissions instruments is limited only by participants’ willingness to use capital
Linking, banking, and offsets
In discussions of California climate bill SB 775, one of the issues that has drawn the most criticism—and frankly, the most inaccurate criticism—regards linking the state’s cap-and-trade market with similar markets in other jurisdictions
California Senate hearing on post-2020 cap-and-trade systems
Near Zero’s Danny Cullenward testified before the California Senate, commenting on ways of extending the state’s carbon pricing policy
A New Era of Climate Policy in California
California enacted one of the world’s most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets—achieving this goal will be a tremendous challenge
Pricing carbon: California’s unfinished climate priority
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.
Coffee and Climate: A Common Problem
Even though the office I work in is full of people claiming to be willing to sacrifice a little bit for the greater good, we can’t get people to cooperate enough to maintain a steady flow of drinkable coffee.