Jennifer Witherspoon, Environmental Defense: 510.457.2250
"We've reached a tipping point in the fight against global warming," said Frances Beinecke, President of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). "The whole world has been watching to see whether
AB 32 would limit the state's global warming emissions to 1990 levels by 2020, and institute a mandatory emissions reporting system to monitor compliance. AB 32 would also allow for market mechanisms to provide incentives to businesses to reduce emissions while safeguarding local communities.
Environmental Defense and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) are cosponsors of the legislation and have worked along side Assembly authors Fabian Núñez (D-
Now that AB 32 has cleared both state legislative chambers,
For more background information on AB 32 please visit: www.solutionsforglobalwarming.com
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