Jan 28, 2013 Among the world's most developed countries, Turkey and the Netherlands tax gas and carbon use at the highest rate; the U.S., Mexico and Canada tax carbon and gas at the lowest rates.
Jan 25, 2013 Europe has the largest market for carbon permits in the world. The idea is, the more a company has to pay for permits to pollute, the greater incentive it has to reduce pollution. But the economic slowdown has greatly reduced the cost of permits.
Jan 16, 2013 The governor of California discusses state budgets and California's fiscal prospects heading into 2013.
Jan 11, 2013 A group of local residents in Oakhurst, Ca., have come up with an innovative subscription-based financial plan to save their theater.
Jan 11, 2013 California governor Jerry Brown has pulled an impressive disappearing act. After years of being severely in the red, Brown says the state's huge budget deficit is now gone.
Jan 9, 2013 With more and more movies being filmed outside of Hollywood, Los Angeles businesses that once solely depended on the movie industry have to find new ways to make money.
Dec 31, 2012 Under a new California law, it is illegal for employers or admissions officers to require applicants to hand over their social media usernames and passwords.
Nov 30, 2012 An effort to build the Western Hemisphere's largest seawater desalination plant faces a crucial test today, as San Diego's regional water agency votes on whether to buy all the water the plant would make.
Nov 26, 2012 As the Kyoto Protocol nears its expiry, leaders from around the world will come together in for the United Nations yearly climate talks to discuss a new global deal to limit greenhouse gas emissions.