California Climate Change Initiatives Leading the West and the Nation

Hogan, Mary Ellen
January 2008
Natural Resources & Environment;Winter2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p14
The article focuses on the efforts made by the government of California to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the state. The government began taking action to reduce the emissions in the year 2002 by designing a plan to regulate new motor vehicle GHG emissions. Grey Davis, a former governor of the state, signed a legislative bill called Assembly Bill 1493 in July 2002. The aim of the bill was to reduce global warming.


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