Monthly Archives: June 2012

Appellate Court Upholds Cal. Climate Change Plan

I have previously blogged about the ongoing battle between environmental justice activists and the California Air Resources Board (“CARB”) over CARB’s adoption of its scoping plan for its AB 32 program to reduce global warming emissions.  I focused upon the … Continue reading

Posted in Air and Environmental Justice, Climate Change

New Civil Rights Complaint Attacks California’s Greenhouse Gas Cap & Trade Program as Racially Discriminatory

By Prof. Alan Ramo The Center on Race, Poverty and Environment has opened a new front in its war against California’s Cap & Trade program, which is intended to reduce industrial greenhouse gas emissions.  The Center on behalf of a … Continue reading

Posted in Air and Environmental Justice, Climate Change

CALIFORNIA COURT OF APPEAL SMART RAIL CEQA DECISION ─ RETHINKING BASELINE CONDITIONS IN LIGHT OF PROJECTED CLIMATE CHANGE

Paul Stanton Kibel, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Center on Urban Environmental Law (CUEL) at Golden Gate University School of Law It is now well established that environmental impact reports (EIRs) prepared pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, Land Use