CEQA And Climate Change: One Year After AB 32

Law360, New York (January 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Climate change has captured the attention of the media, the courts, and the legislature since California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (Assembly Bill 32 or AB 32) in September 2006.

One year after the passage of this landmark legislation, it is clear that one of the most controversial questions raised by AB 32’s passage is how to address climate change under California’s environmental disclosure law, the California Environmental Quality Act.

California Attorney General Jerry Brown has played a central role...
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