The California Air Resources Board’s plans for cutting greenhouse gas emissions face three major sources of uncertainty and risk: from vehicles, hydrofluorocarbons, and uncertainty in its business-as-usual projection.
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
Comment letter to the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to address substantive policy and market design considerations in ARB’s proposal for a cap-and-trade system
Comment to the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to raise concerns with respect to ARB’s legal authority to extend the cap-and-trade program
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