March 17, 2013: B.C. to share carbon tax know-how with Oregon
VICTORIA, BC – British Columbia’s world-leading climate action policies have caught the attention of the State of Oregon. Environment Minister Terry Lake has been invited to brief business and policy leaders and the Oregon legislature on B.C.’s carbon tax experience...
February 5, 2013: California Releases Action Plan to put 1.5 million Zero Emission Vehicles on California roads
SACRAMENTO - The state Office of Planning and Research has released an Action Plan to implement Governor Jerry Brown’s March 2012 Executive Order to put 1.5 million zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) on California’s roads by 2025.
January 17, 2013: B.C. plugging in to electric vehicle fast chargers
VANCOUVER, BC – A $1.3-million investment in direct current (DC) fast-charging infrastructure in 13 communities throughout the province continues to help electric vehicle owners plug in and get charged.... The installation of these stations will also mark a significant milestone ... completing the B.C. portion of the West Coast Green Highway, a commitment made by Premier Christy Clark under the Pacific Coast Collaborative.
December 6, 2012: B.C. businesses embrace clean car infrastructure
VICTORIA – British Columbia businesses, non-profit groups and local governments are saying yes to clean transportation by investing in another 145 electric-vehicle charging stations throughout the province.
November 14, 2012: Joint Statement by Leaders of the Pacific Coast Collaborative
SAN FRANCISCO -
Acting on the Pacific Coast Collaborative’s 2012 West Coast Action Plan on Jobs, signed on March 13, 2012, by the Premier of British Columbia and the Governors of California, Oregon and Washington, policy leaders from the four jurisdictions are gathering in San Francisco this week at the GreenBuild 2012 Conference to accelerate actions and outcomes agreed to by the Action Plan.
November 14, 2012: Pacific states and British Columbia announce joint effort to make it easier to finance, build infrastructure projects
SAN FRANCISCO - Officials from the states of California, Oregon and Washington and the Province of British
Columbia today announced they have formed a partnership to help them meet critical
infrastructure investment needs that will total an estimated $1 trillion over the next 30 years.
September 17, 2012: B.C. to assist Washington with wildfire activity
KAMLOOPS, BC – British Columbia’s Wildfire Management Branch is sending 103 personnel to Washington to aid with a number of fire complexes.
August 13, 2012: Governor Brown Launches "Climate Change: Just The Facts" Website to Refute Global Warming Deniers
STATELINE, NV – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today used the occasion of the annual Tahoe Summit to launch a new website, Climate Change: Just The Facts, that documents the dangerous effects of global warming and calls on those who still deny its existence to “wake up and honestly face the facts.”