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December 17, 2013

CARB’s Mary Nichols on the Need to Create a Sustainable Freight System

CARB Chairman Mary Nichols delivers a speech on greening freight transportation in California at the CleanTech LA Global Showcase.

February 19, 2013

CARB’s Nichols: Elections Have Consequences for Climate Change

CARB Chair Mary Nichols opened the VerdeXchange VX2013 conference in describing the ongoing California initiatives for cleaner air and more energy-efficient vehicles, including CARB’s cap-and-trade auction, the Plug-In-Vehicle Collaborative, a low-carbon fuel standard, and renewable energy mandates.

December 4, 2012

California Drops The Hammer On Inaugural Carbon Allowance Auction

In the following edited transcript, CARB chairwoman Mary Nichols reports the results of California’s first-ever carbon allowance auction, taking questions from the Sacramento Bee, the San Jose Mercury News, the San Francisco Chronicle, and others.

June 8, 2020

Part 1: Asm. Cristina Garcia on AB 617’s Role in Funding Community-Led Clean Air 

Assemblymember Cristina Garcia emphasizes the significance of having local air districts at the table with community members and centering their voices to effectively target environmental pollutants as vectors of public health in disadvantaged communities.

April 24, 2020

CARB Chair Mary Nichols on Pandemic’s Confirmation of the Value of Clear Air

Chair Nichols points to the need for global collaboration and science-based decision-making as keys to navigating both the immediate COVID-19 public health crisis as well as the more slow-moving existential threat posed by climate change and air pollution.

July 28, 2019

Landmark Auto Industry Emission Agreement Reconfirms California’s ‘Authority’ Over Standards

CARB announced a framework agreement between the state and automakers to strengthen gas mileage standards and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a potentially confrontational response to federal rollback efforts.

August 22, 2018

Mary Nichols: Transitioning California Climate Leadership to a New Administration

California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols discusses the battle against the Trump administration's decision to revoke the state's regulatory waiver to set more stringent clean car standards.

May 14, 2018

BlueLA Rolls Out New Paris-Like EV Carsharing Service In Inner City LA

Now operational in Los Angeles, BlueLA provides a low-cost electric vehicle car-sharing service along dense transit corridors.

March 21, 2018

Dan Sperling on the ‘Three Revolutions’ Transforming Cars and Transportation

CARB Board Member and Director of UC Davis' Institute of Transportation Studies, Sperling discusses his book "campaign" to get local and state governments on-board with the electrification, automation, and shared mobility services that are transforming transportation.

January 23, 2018

Governor Brown & CARB Chair Nichols on California's Climate Leadership 

At the recent CARB 50th Anniversary celebration, the Governor and Mary Nichols opined on the progress of the past half-century, opportunities for a low-carbon economy, and challenges of the climate crisis.

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