Bill 32, the California Global Warming Solutions Act, successfully passed
through the state’s legislature in 2006 after being signed into law by Governor
Arnold Schwarzenegger. With AB 32 positioning California as the nation’s most
comprehensive, economy-wide global warming pollution reduction program. Assembly Bill 32 requires California to decrease
its greenhouse gas outputs and revert back to 1990 levels by the year 2020.
According to the bill, CARB must instrument regulations in order to attain the
most practical and economical greenhouse gas emission reductions. The complete
installation of the Global Warming Solutions Act will help mitigate threats
concerned with global warming, while refining energy competence, expanding the use
of clean energy, expanding alternative transportation methods, and reducing
waste throughout the state of California.