"By the mid-2000s, Peter Barnes’ book Who Owns the Sky? had already laid the ground work for climate dividends, and California’s Global Warming Act of 2006 (AB32) offered a prime chance to implement the idea. The Carbon Share project was launched in early 2007, leading to several road trips to Sacramento, dozens of public comments at the Air Resources Board meetings, and this blog on Huffington Post. The ARB consulted various experts (including Dallas Burtraw, Dan Kammen, and James K. Boyce, who deserve special mention), reports were written, but no action was taken on dividends."
Ten Years of California Climate Dividends Advocacy Leading to SB775
Media Highlight from HuffPost — May 7, 2017