Posts Tagged ‘AB 32’

‘Climate credit’ begins march through CA

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Beginning this month, millions of Californians will see something new on their electricity bills: a “climate credit.” The line-item credit will range between $30 and $40. It will function as most Californians' first direct experience with AB32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. AB32 m...

Climate change prof wants to put me in jail

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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As I've said before, I'll believe in global warming -- now going under the euphemism "climate change" -- when ex-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Secretary of State John Kerry give up their lavish lifestyles of the rich and famous. That mean Arnold dumping up his Mercedes and Bentley gas-guzzlers and ...

Fracking showdown: Will CA media STILL ignore Obama view?

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

The prospect of rich Dem dilettante Tom Steyer targeting Jerry Brown over fracking is scary in some ways. It could well lead to fracking never coming to California and bringing the jobs and wealth it has to North Dakota, Texas, Ohio and Pennsylvania. But it could also improve the public debate on...

LAO: Bullet train could increase greenhouse gases by 2020

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

  Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to spend the lion’s share of cap-and-trade auction revenue on the high-speed rail project won’t help the state meet its goal of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions by 2020, according to a recent Legislative Analyst’s Office report. It could actually make things wo...

L.A. Times’ undermining of ‘climate change’ claims could affect court fights

Monday, February 24th, 2014
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  It wasn't the intention of the Los Angeles Times, but the newspaper has provided historical drought data with implications for a U.S. Supreme Court case that was heard Monday, Feb. 24  -- "U.S. Chamber of Commerce v. U.S. EPA." The case challenges whether the U.S. Environmental Protect...

Record global cooling freezes Lake Superior

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Those who still believe the "global warming" myth should become "Yoopers." That's Michiganese for "U.P.-ers," those who live in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Because you sure won't suffer any meltdown there. According to Michigan Live: "Lake Superior is almost frozen over as of yesterday February ...

‘Transportation justice’ in CA helps the poor buy electric cars

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

The year 2014 sees California helping poor people buy electric cars, what's called "transportation justice." SB 359 is by state Sen. Ellen Corbett, D-San Leandro. It approved a loan for $30 million to help finance low-income residents to transition away from older, higher-polluting vehicles...

State of the State: Gov. Brown seeks ‘fiscal restraint’ — and more spending

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown delivered his 2014 State of the State this morning. It was largely a recap of his recent 2014 Budget proposal press conference, but shorter. As Brown often does, he first took on his critics: "It occurred to me that these critics – who have long recited our s...

Brown seeks to prop up doomed bullet train with AB 32 $

Monday, January 6th, 2014

As warned in this spot, Gov. Jerry Brown is conflating two of the state's worst programs: "Brown plans to propose spending millions of dollars in fees paid by carbon producers to aid the state's controversial high-speed rail project. "The proposal - and the prospect of additional funding from the ...

Maryland’s poor hammered by energy price spike — CA’s next

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

A point that can never be made enough about the policies of California Democrats is how much they actually hurt poor people. Their top priority is pleasing the richest part of their base -- unions, trial lawyers and the urban professionals for whom environmentalism is a religion. So they oppose a...