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SOURCE Climate Policy Initiative
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Launched today, a new beta website offers an overview of California climate policies, including carbon price tracking and news aggregation. The California Carbon Dashboard, a project of Climate Policy Initiative, is available at http://www.CalCarbonDash.org.
California's Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB32) launched one of its key policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions this year – the cap and trade program. Unlike many such programs around the world, California's cap and trade program serves as a critical backstop to a series of complementary policies that cover major emitting sectors in the state, with the goal of returning California emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
The California Carbon Dashboard offers in one place, objective, user-friendly information on these policies, with a particular focus on the cap and trade program. It includes:
Sample social media posts:
Climate Policy Initiative is a team of analysts and advisors that works to improve the most important energy and land use policies around the world, with a particular focus on finance. An independent organization supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Foundations, CPI has offices and programs in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, and the United States.
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