Saturday, December 13, 2008

California Adopts Nation’s Most Comprehensive Global Warming Plan

California drinks the global warming koolaid...

Nation’s Most Comprehensive Global Warming Plan By The New York Times

The California Air Resources Board voted unanimously to adopt the nation’s most comprehensive global warming plan, outlining for the first time how individuals and businesses would meet a landmark 2006 law that made the state a leader on global climate change.

Calif. Adopts Tough Greenhouse Gas Restrictions AP NEWSWIRE

Republicans, small businesses and major industries that will be forced to transform operations beginning in 2012 say jobs will be lost, companies might leave the state and energy prices will skyrocket. Many demanded the board perform more economic analysis before committing to policies they warned could worsen the economy.

"The deepening recession has affected businesses throughout the state," Amisha Patel, a policy advocate at the California Chamber of Commerce, told the board. "The reality of climate regulation is there will be costs."

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