RGGI Does Virginia Need RGGI If Emmissions Are Already Falling? By Michael Pope • Sep 9, 2019 Should Virginia work with other states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Voters may end up deciding that issue this November. Virginia Set to Lower Carbon Emissions By Mallory Noe-Payne • Apr 19, 2019 Steve Helber / AP Virginia regulators have made environmental history Friday, making the Commonwealth the first southern state to take drastic moves to lower carbon emissions by joining a regional cap and trade program. Party-line Votes Clear the Way for Legislation Keeping Virginia Out of RGGI By Michael Pope • Feb 14, 2019 Should Virginia join a regional effort to cut back on carbon emissions? Party affiliation likely shows where your lawmakers stands on this issue. Virginia Joins Other States Going Green By Sandy Hausman • Feb 7, 2019 UVA The Trump presidency has brought big disappointments for those concerned about climate change, but some states are taking action – hoping to reduce the risks that lie ahead.