Sad to say, local activists have hailed California's latest mandates as a shining example of where the village should go as well....This, however, is what Californians have to say:
POLICIES FACING REVOLT FROM Civil Rights Groups--Hugely expensive green mandates will hit poor Californians the hardest.
In April, civil-rights groups sued to
stop some of California’s policies designed to address climate change.
Then on Monday, California governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 100,
which requires the state’s utilities to obtain all their electricity
from carbon-free sources by 2045. Before signing the bill, Brown said
the legislation was “sending a message to California and to the world
that we’re going to meet the Paris agreement.” In fact, it will only
increase the hardships that California’s climate policy imposes on the
poor, as detailed in the lawsuit.
High electricity prices should be a concern for California
policymakers, since electric rates in the state are already 60 percent
higher than those in the rest of the country. According to a recent
study by the Berkeley-based think tank Environmental Progress, between
2011 and 2017 California’s electricity rates rose more than five times as fast as those in the rest of the U.S. SB 100 will mean even higher electricity prices for Californians.
In addition to cost, the all-renewable push set forth in SB 100 faces
huge challenges with regard to energy storage. Relying solely on
renewables will require a battery system large enough to handle massive
seasonal fluctuations in wind and solar output.....Increasing reliance on renewable energy also means increasing land-use conflicts. READ MORE HERE.
They also plan to launch their "own damn satellite", his words, not mine. Correct me if I'm wrong but don't you need permission from the feds/NASA/whoever before you can shoot something into space? What a mess California is. https://www.gov.ca.gov/2018/09/14/governor-brown-closes-global-climate-action-summit-were-launching-our-own-damn-satellite/ReplyDelete