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)

A Carbon Pulse subscription is required to read this content. Subscribe today to access our unrivalled news and intelligence, as well as our premium content including all job listings. Click here for details.

We offer a FREE TRIAL of our subscription service and it only takes a minute to register. If you already have a Carbon Pulse account, login here.