U.S. Climate Policy Initiative

Moving a National Climate Policy Forward Since 2006, the U.S. Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) has brought together stakeholders to develop and test ideas for an effective and cost-effective national climate policy.  CCAP convenes multi-stakeholder dialogue meetings to present critical climate policy issues and facilitate off-the-record discussions among members, experts, and invited government officials.  Through its dialogue... continue reading »


AB 32 Cap-and-Trade Rulemaking Compliance Dialogue Summary

On April 12-13, 2010, the Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) and the law firm of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky, and Walker (Paul Hastings) convened a stakeholder dialogue, which included potential regulated entities, environmental organizations, and third-party market participants, to discuss compliance issues related to the California Air Resources Board’s AB 32 cap-and-trade rulemaking.


AB32 and California’s Forestry Sector

California is developing policies to bring statewide emissions back to 1990 levels by 2020 as specified in AB32. The Scoping Plan has proposed a broad cap-and trade program to help achieve this objective. As indicated in Appendix C of the Plan, the economic sectors that would be subject to an emission cap include electricity, transportation... continue reading »