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Pravda laughs at American global warming hysteria 5

Jan. 6, 2012 By Katy Grimes Imagine my surprise when I found an article in Pravda mocking Western academics, scientists, environmentalists and government elites for using the cause célèbre of “man-made global warming” as a way to “control the lives and

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Legislators make new push to gut Prop. 13 55

Dec. 27, 2012 By Katy Grimes The final votes from the November election were not even counted before state Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, introduced a constitutional amendment to Proposition 13 to forever alter the landmark tax-revolt measure. Let the debate begin.

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Cap-and-trade could benefit new overseers 21

Dec. 21, 2012 By Katy Grimes The California Air Resources Board just named the American Carbon Registry and the Climate Action Reserve as California’s two new “carbon overseers” for the state’s cap-and-trade program. The “carbon overseers” phrase commonly is used for them at CARB

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Bienvenue à Québec, CARB! 1

Dec. 13, 2012 By Katy Grimes Hear ye! Hear ye! Cap and trade is alive and working, so says the big announcement today from the California from the California Air Resources Board and California Environmental Agency… at least between California

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CARB: The Gremlin in California’s garage 6

Dec. 11, 2012 By Katy Grimes The California Air Resources Board’s first cap and trade auction in November is yet more proof that CARB is responsible for making people cough, snort and wheeze in California. While trying to convince everyone

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Beware of lawmakers selling Prop. 13 snake oil 21

Dec. 4, 2012 By Katy Grimes Like geese migrating South for the winter, every year a combination of journalists, editorial boards, and “experts” join California’s liberal politicians in calling for the repeal of Proposition 13. They can’t stand the 1978 ballot

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Lax CPUC oversight lets PG&E gouge ratepayers 6

Editor’s note: This is Part 1 of two. Part 2 is here. Nov. 26, 2012 By Katy Grimes As the price of natural gas has fallen to a decade low, utility ratepayers wouldn’t know it. Utility costs continue to explode.

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Secrecy pollutes first CA cap and trade auction 4

Nov. 20 2012 By Katy Grimes Ignoring a lawsuit filed by the California Chamber of Commerce, the California Air Resources Board went ahead with its first auction of greenhouse gas allowances last Wednesday, Nov. 14. The results of the auction were

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Cal Chamber sues state for profiting from AB 32 4

Nov. 15, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi The California Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday sued the state of California to stop it from making a profit by selling “free” air pollution emission credits as part of the new Cap and Trade

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CalChamber Sues to halt Cap and Trade Auction 8

Nov. 13, 2012 Katy Grimes: Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The California Chamber of Commerce filed a lawsuit today to halt and “invalidate” the California Air Resources Board’s cap and trade auction scheduled for tomorrow. The Chamber is arguing that the California Air Resources Board

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