Governor Brown wades into California cap-and-trade debate with new draft proposals

Published 23:41 on June 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:15 on June 27, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Governor Jerry Brown is taking a hands-on approach to extending California’s cap-and-trade programme, leading efforts on new proposals in an attempt to gain a two-thirds majority vote in the legislature while simultaneously assuaging industry and environmental campaigners.

(Updates to emphasise that the Governor Brown is facilitating the talks rather than drafting the proposals himself)

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