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Cap and Trade Resource Center


Cap and Trade

Cap and trade is one key strategy that California is implementing to achieve the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals set in state law. This resource center provides an overview of cap and trade, the funding available to local governments and each of the current cap and trade funds. 

View the infographic to the right for a snapshot of cap and trade. 


California Climate Investment Funding Portal

Proceeds from the Cap and Trade Program support a wide range of programs and projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support major economic, environmental and public health benefits for Californians, including benefits to the most disadvantaged communities, low-income communities, and low-income households.

The Legislature and Governor appropriate money from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) to State agencies through the Budget process. 

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