A new way to combat global warming in Calif.

Aug. 20, 2012

By John Seiler

Gov. Jerry Brown now insists that those who question global warming — excuse me, “climate change” — are in “denial.” Well, what’s he doing?

Here’s something new he can do to combat global warming in California: Shut down all air conditioning to government buildings.

Doing so would save hundreds of millions of dollars a year to the state treasury. It also would reduce reliance on electricity, thus reducing the production of greenhouse gases in California. Doing this alone would move the state far along toward meeting the AB 32 requirements of cutting greenhouse gases 25 percent by 2020. That’s now a little more than 7 years away. Better start innovating to get there, governor.

Also, air conditioning should be removed from all government vehicles, including those the governor uses.

It’s worth remembering that air conditioning wasn’t common in buildings and cars until about 50 years ago. Yet California thrived in the decades before that. It can do so again.

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  1. us citizen
    us citizen 20 August, 2012, 13:47

    Love it!!

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  2. Tax Target
    Tax Target 20 August, 2012, 16:08

    Great Idea.. with all the hot air coming out of Sacto maybe, just maybe, the legislature will consider the wisdom of being in session just two months of the year instead of the whole year in session.

    (“Little known fact”: the Kalifornsky legislature contributes an enormous amount to global warming, and as such should be subject to cap and trade.)

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  3. pj
    pj 20 August, 2012, 19:11

    The first government run gas or alt fuel station opening in Fullerton. Five bucks free fuel…paid for with ten million in our taxes!

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  4. Donkey
    Donkey 21 August, 2012, 06:10

    Would love to see all the RAGWUS feeders sweat while setting on their butts durning their working hours. 🙂

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  5. Spurwing Plover
    Spurwing Plover 24 September, 2015, 18:03

    I see 20 so called scientists want Obama to persicite skeptics Yeah have their own version of the Spanish Inquisitions persicute all those who refuse to worship at the Church of Gaia and refuse to ecspt the earth as their mother

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