The business bulwark behind California's climate progress

clock
Credit: Jasperdo
Image:

Credit: Jasperdo

The unlikely story of how businesses backed the state's emissions reduction policies. Will they follow the same playbook for US and global policies?

California, the sixth largest economy in the world, is positioning itself as a bulwark against the rollback of climate progress at the national level, strutting the state's economic growth as it implemented...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Politics

Aerial view of the Parliament buildings on Capitol hill in Canberra, Australia | Credit: iStock

'We can end the climate wars': Can Australia's 'greenslide' election provide renewed momentum for COP27?

Australia looks set to ditch its climate-laggard global status after voters strongly backed more ambitious green policies – but can the change in government help reignite global climate action, as geopolitical challenges escalate?

Michael Holder
clock 23 May 2022 • 10 min read
Centre for Net Zero: Government must act to accelerate heat pump roll out

Centre for Net Zero: Government must act to accelerate heat pump roll out

New research details how current pace of heat pump deployment puts 2050 decarbonisation target in peril

clock 23 May 2022 • 3 min read
Gareth

Closing the 'G20 ambition gap': Why the world's major economies must act now to secure a 1.5C future

G20 nations hold the key to capping temperature rise at safe levels - so it is critical they ramp up their climate ambition ahead of COP27, argues the ECIU's Gareth Redmond-King

Gareth Redmond-King, ECIU
clock 23 May 2022 • 4 min read