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CCAP Continues Work to Reduce Methane Emissions in the Mexican Oil and Gas Sector

As part of the oil and gas regulatory support project, CCAP and the Clean Air Task Force (CATF) organized a workshop on Regulatory Measures to Control and Reduce Methane Emissions in the Mexican Oil and Gas Sector  in Mexico on August 9th, 2017. This is the third workshop within the project, following one held in September... continue reading »

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CCAP’s Waste Program launches work with the Municipality of Quito, Ecuador

CCAP’s Waste Program officially launched work with the Municipality of Quito, Ecuador, in July 2017. The overarching goal of this work is to provide direct technical assistance to the city to identify and accelerate the implementation of one sustainable waste management project that can effectively reduce emissions, including Short Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs), and result in additional sustainable development benefits in the short term. continue reading »

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California: A Leader Twice Over

The State of California has extended its leading cap-and-trade program for another decade, demonstrating to the global community that a huge part of the US economy has a viable plan to meet very aggressive carbon mitigation goals that are consistent with the path to deep decarbonization needed globally to prevent the worst impacts of climate change. This new legislation allows California to retain compliance flexibility—potentially including linkages with Canadian provinces--and thereby facilitates the state’s high level of ambition. continue reading »

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California’s AB 617: A New Frontier in Air Quality Management…if funded

Last week, Governor Brown signed AB 617—a law relating to criteria air pollutants and toxic air contaminants from sources other than vehicles. This new law, which passed alongside AB 398 extending California’s cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gas emissions, has the potential to make meaningful progress in reducing air pollution impacting disadvantaged communities and improving health outcomes. continue reading »

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The Paris Agreement – You Can Pull Out, You Can Ignore It, but Here’s What You Can’t Do

US President Donald Trump has made it clear that he is no fan of the Paris Agreement.  After all Candidate Trump repeatedly stated he would “cancel” the Paris Agreement. The Trump Administration has now indicated that the decision on the fate of US participation in the international agreement will come by late May of this... continue reading »

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