April 29, 2015: Governor Brown Establishes Most Ambitious Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target in North America New California Goal Aims to Reduce Emissions 40 Percent Below 1990 Levels by 2030
SACRAMENTO - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order to establish a California greenhouse gas reduction target of 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 - the most aggressive benchmark enacted by any government in North America to reduce dangerous carbon emissions over the next decade and a half.
April 29, 2015: B.C. congratulates California for new climate target
April 13, 2015: B.C. challenges the world as work begins on Climate Action Plan 2.0
VICTORIA – Building on British Columbia’s climate success in advance of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris this December, Premier Christy Clark today
announced the Province is challenging other jurisdictions to match or exceed the world-leading standard B.C. has set for climate action.
March 12, 2015: Governor Kate Brown Signs Oregon Clean Fuels Legislation
SALEM,OR—Governor Kate Brown statement on the signing of Clean Fuels legislation:
December 17, 2014: Inslee announces slate of proposals to curb pollution, transition Washington to cleaner sources of energy
SEATTLE – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a set of proposals to transition Washington to cleaner sources of energy and meet carbon pollution limits adopted by the state Legislature in 2008. The proposals build on a comprehensive executive order issued by the governor in April.
December 17, 2014: Premier Clark's statement on Washington's initiative to address climate change
VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark issued the following statement in response to proposals announced by Washington State to address climate change: “I would like to congratulate Washington Governor Jay Inslee for his bold, progressive proposals to tackle climate change
November 19, 2014: A YEAR LATER: BRITISH COLUMBIA, CALIFORNIA, OREGON & WASHINGTON MAKING PROGRESS ON COMMITMENTS: Regional Partnership Reveals a Way Forward as World Prepares for Lima Climate Talks
The Pacific Coast Collaborative released a progress report today highlighting achievements in the first year of the Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy, last year’s regional multilateral agreement integrating climate change and energy strategies for 53 million people on the West Coast.
September 22, 2014: STATEMENTS BY THE LEADERS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, CALIFORNIA, OREGON, AND WASHINGTON ON THE UNITED NATIONS’ 2014 CLIMATE SUMMIT
UNITED NATIONS – The leaders of British Columbia, California, Oregon and Washington, as part of the Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy, agreed last year to work together to advance national and international policy on climate change.
As world leaders gather in New York for the UN Secretary-General's Climate Leadership Summit, Pacific Coast leaders delivered these statements of support for bold, decisive action: