CARB’s opportunity on low-carbon fuels

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) will soon initiate a series of regulatory proceedings on different programs to cement the ambitions of the 2022 Scoping Plan into state policy. One of the first – and perhaps the most consequential – will be the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The LCFS is one of the state’s […]

Accelerating advance mitigation in California

California is set to spend hundreds of billions – if not trillions – of dollars over the coming decades on projects to adapt to a changing climate, deploy clean energy and upgrade aging infrastructure. It is crucial that these investments minimize their impact on natural resources and maximize high-quality conservation outcomes. Innovative conservation planning tools, […]

Governor Signs Budget: CSG Looks at What’s Ahead for Water, Climate, and Conservation

Last week, Governor Brown signed the 2015-16 State Budget and accompanying trailer bills, including the Resources Trailer Bill, SB 83, and the Water Trailer Bill, SB 88. These trailer bills provide further direction on expenditures in the budget, including those related to the drought. The budget includes $1.8 billion of Proposition 1 funding to various […]