The 2013 California Green Innovation Index, our 5th edition, shows that clean technology patent registrations and energy productivity are growing, clean economy jobs continue their post-recession recovery, and the state’s carbon intensity continues to drop.
In considering how state policy might improve California’s economic performance – especially when comparing California policies to those in other states – it is essential to put California’s economic performance into the proper context and perspective. To that end, this report provides a rich and multi-dimensional empirical description of California’s economic performance relative to other states.
CaliforniaChoices.org was just relaunched for the November 2012 election, and the newly updated website examines the 11 statewide ballot measures and dissects available information into a highly accessible, one-stop-shop format. The most popular section of the site continues to be the “Endorsements” table, which shows endorsements made by 25 groups of all political stripes for and against the 11 Propositions.
This new report seeks to better understand California’s cap-and-trade program and different alternatives for how the state can use the allowance value created under the cap-and-trade program.
The findings in this report summarize a series of reports commissioned by Next 10 that represent the first extensive analysis on the issue of alternative uses of allocation value and the revenue derived from permit auctions.
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