Updated: 5/16/2006; 12:43:14 PM.

Ken Novak's Weblog
Purpose of this blog: to retain annotated bookmarks for my future reference, and to offer others my filter technology and other news. Note that this blog is categorized. Use the category links to find items that match your interests.
Subscribe to get this blog by e-mail.
New: Read what I'm reading on Bloglines.

daily link  Monday, December 19, 2005

States Taking Action on Global Warming:  With the federal governement inactive, states taking many actions.
  • Cap-and-trade: New York, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey and Delaware -- plus Maryland, Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, and the Eastern Canadian Provinces as observers -- have agreed to create a nine state cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), starting with the electric power sector.
  • Renewable power:  "Seventeen states have legislated that part of their electricity be generated by non-emitting renewable energy."  8 are small amounts, but 6 are over 15%.
  • Vehicles:  Following California's lead, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Washington, Oregon, and Pennsylvania have adopted or are considering adoption of California's vehicle emissions standards.  In November 2004, Canadian NGOs, provincial governments and parliament announced their intention to adopt the California standard by 2006.  If California, Oregon, Washington, the Northeast states and Canada were to adopt the California standards, around 40% of the US-Canada new car market would be subject to these standards.
  3:44:06 PM  permalink  


December 2005
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Nov   Jan

Links to related pages:
Subscribe to "Ken Novak's Weblog" in Radio UserLand.

Click to see the XML version of this web page.
Click here to send an email to the editor of this weblog. E-mail me
Click here to visit the Radio UserLand website.


Copyright 2006 © Ken Novak.
Last update: 5/16/2006; 12:43:14 PM.