Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy http://kplu.org en West Coast States, B.C. Join in Fight Against Climate Change http://kplu.org/post/west-coast-states-bc-join-fight-against-climate-change <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Efforts to combat climate change got a boost from the West Coast as the leaders of Washington, Oregon, and California as well as the premier of British Columbia signed a new pact Monday.</span></p><p>Under the new plan, called the <a href="http://www.pacificcoastcollaborative.org/Documents/Pacific%20Coast%20Climate%20Action%20Plan.pdf" target="_blank">Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy</a>, Washington and Oregon have agreed to adopt policies similar to those already in place in British Columbia and California. B.C. put a tax on carbon emissions in 2008, and California adopted a cap-and-trade system early last year.</p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:19:18 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 10687 at http://kplu.org