Oregon Senate Democrats will look to amend the constitution next year to prevent Republicans from denying the majority party a quorum to conduct legislative business, a feat that helped sink the US state's WCI-modelled cap-and-trade proposal this summer.
California regulator ARB’s proposal to implement a firm maximum price and borrowed credits mechanism in the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) has generated further suggestions to treat multiple crediting pathways fairly and improve environmental integrity, according to public comments.
Published 22:50 on August 22, 2019 / Last updated at 22:50 on August 22, 2019 / Americas, US / No Comments
Connecticut’s revised RGGI regulation to implement the regional carbon market's post-2020 Model Rule changes will not be heard as planned next week by a legislative committee and could face additional delays, a state official told Carbon Pulse.
US Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders unveiled Thursday his wide-ranging environmental plan modelled on the Green New Deal, aiming to decarbonise the country’s energy supply over the next 10 years and ramp up America’s international climate commitments under the UN Paris Agreement and Green Climate Fund (GCF).
California Carbon Allowance (CCA) prices declined this week ahead of the Q3 WCI auction, while RGGI allowances (RGAs) continued their bearish trend to remain at an 11-month low on the secondary market.
US biofuel credit prices (RINs) rose for a third straight day on Thursday on news that President Donald Trump’s administration was continuing to explore options to address the fallout from Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance waivers handed out this month.
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