The ECOreport reposts news from California, where Governor Brown Accuses Cap-And-Trade Opponents of Political Terrorism
Originally posted on the Daily KOS
By Dan Bacher
At Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay with the San Francisco skyline right behind him on July 25, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 398 by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), controversial legislation that extends California’s cap-and-trade program for another ten years until 2030.
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The ECOreport reposts news of a network of “Astroturf” groups to oppose environmental laws & fracking in California, Washington and Oregon. WSPA’s Astroturf Campaign Exposed!
Originally Published by Daily KOS and Indybay.com
By Dan Bacher
Leaked documents provided to Northwest Public Radio, Business Week and other media outlets have exposed a campaign by the Western States Petroleum Association to fund and coordinate a network of “Astroturf” groups to oppose environmental laws and local campaigns against fracking in California, Washington and Oregon. WSPA’s astroturf campaign exposed!
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By Jeffrey Meyer
With the recent release of a new United Nations report on the global impact of climate change, we are given still another chilling warning that we are facing catastrophe unless we accelerate efforts to confront this crisis. The release of this report comes on the heels of a court decision rejecting the San Diego County climate action plan and the ongoing development of this state-mandated plan by the City of San Diego. It raises the stakes for everyone and compels us to reach higher and dig deeper for community solutions to this crisis.
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750 US Companies Now Say Climate Change is the “Greatest Economic Opportunity Of the 21st Century”
SAN DIEGO, CA – February 25, 2014 – As California battles the worst drought in centuries, more than a dozen major California-based businesses, including Apple, SolarCity, San Diego International Airport, Sungevity, and Sapphire Energy today signed the Climate Declaration, a business leader call to action that urges federal and state policymakers to seize the economic opportunity of addressing climate change. The announcement was made at the U.S. Climate Leadership Conference today at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay.
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