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Prop 23

Thomas Friedman On Prop 23: This Is A Fight Worth Having | THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Terminator, a k a the Governator, is not happy. And you shouldn't be either. What has Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California incensed is the ...

The Sun Rose from California

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Javier Sierra

A certain Harvard professor years ago predicted that solar energy would be made readily available the day that Exxon owned the sun. In this election ...

Big Oil's Backup Plan

Stephen Kretzmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stephen Kretzmann

One of the few bright spots for environmentalists and progressives over the last year was this week's successful defeat of Proposition 23 in California.

Which Energy And Environment Ballot Measures Passed This Election?

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The scoop on energy and environment ballot measures....

California Voters Say Hell No to Texas Oil and Proposition 23

Becky Bond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Becky Bond

The story of this election is not that Silicon Valley businessmen outspent the Texas oil men. It's that voters, educated and mobilized by the grassroots, fought back against an outrageous corporate power grab.

Laura Bassett

Grassroots 'No On Prop 23' Campaign Poised to Defeat Big Oil | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After months of message wars between progressive grassroots organizations and big oil companies over Proposition 23, the ballot measure ...

Defeating Prop 23 Is a National Issue, Not Just a California Issue

Peter Glatzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Glatzer

The passing of Prop 23 would turn the clock backwards on the support of clean technology companies in the state, on green jobs, on emissions standards, and it would send a message to the rest of the country that if California can't do it, nobody can.

Please Vote for Clean Air and State Parks

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Terry Gardner

Prop 21 creates a stable source of funding to maintain California's state parks by adding a new $18 fee to California vehicle registrations.

Weekly Mulch: Why Energy Reform is on Shaky Ground

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Since national energy reform is on the rocks, ethanol subsidies for the Midwest and ballot propositions to...

Mapping the Money and PR Behind Prop 23

Ryan Van Lenning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ryan Van Lenning

At least 92% of contributions being pumped into Prop 23 are from energy companies that would be regulated by the energy and climate legislation they are trying to overturn.

James Cameron, Gov. Schwarzenegger Speak Out Against Prop 23 In New Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Appearing at a joint webcast this afternoon, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and filmmaker James Cameron unveiled a new ad urging voters to ...

Man on a Mission: Billionaire Hedge-Fund Manager, Tom Steyer, on Why Californians Must Protect Their Landmark Energy Law at the Polls Next Week

Matthew Dakotah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Dakotah

Steyer is an unassuming, fist-pounding man of conviction who deftly defies the stereotype of ruthless financier. I sat down with him to debate the issues and hear his closing argument.

Yes on 23 Campaign Has Many Reasons to be Embarrassed

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Josh Nelson

The Yes on 23 campaign claims that the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 is harmful to the economy, but they've got it completely backward.

Jurassic Ballot: When Corporations Ruled the Earthrop 23

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Solnit

The oil dinosaurs want to win so badly in my home state because the nation often follows where California goes. Winning, however, depends on what happens when voters look at that deceptive label, "California Jobs Initiative," on their ballot.

When a Cigar Is Just a Cigar: Psychoanalyzing the GOP's Flourishing Climate Skepticism

Christopher Mims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Mims

A column in the National Journal points out the GOP is the only conservative party in the developed world in which denial of basic climate science is endemic.

Highlights From Opportunity Green

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Terry Gardner

Attendees of Opportunity Green on September 24 listening to presentations on the soundstage where "Madmen" tapes at Los Angeles Center Studios In Se...

Standing Up Against the Oil Lobby, in California and Beyond

Al Gore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Al Gore

Attacks from the oil lobby aren't over, and its reach is spreading. Critical federal laws like the Clean Air Act and state climate change laws must be defended, in California and beyond.

Koch-Funded Prop 23 Campaign Manufacturing Science

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

It seems the Koch brothers will stop at nothing in order to protect the status quo fossil-fuel addiction that is saddling the global economy and wrecking the climate.

Prop 23: Green Jobs Vs. Dirty Energy

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

Why would anyone want to sacrifice both the environment and the economy? Because one group would profit: dirty energy companies who want to keep polluting.

Don't Miss the Boat, California

Elissa D. Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elissa D. Barrett

Without AB 32, our emission of greenhouse gases will continue to disrupt ecosystems around the world, including our own.

Why Do Texas Energy Companies Hate California?

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

Enron is gone, collapsed under the weight of their own greed and corruption. But it is clear that the fossil fuel pushers from Texas don't want to see California go into rehab.

Memo to Texas, Alabama & Nebraska: Mind Your Own Business

William S. Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

A new poll in California indicates a dead heat among that state's voters on Proposition 23, the ballot initiative in which out-of-state oil companies ...

Passing Prop. 23 Would Send California Reeling Backwards

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Byron Williams

The Koch brothers are part of well-financed conservative coalition of oil and gas companies and climate-change skeptics that are sponsoring Proposition 23.

Good News with a Caveat: Meg Whitman Says Vote "No" on Prop 23

Tom Steyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tom Steyer

The sooner we get past the outdated "jobs vs. the environment" debate the better off we are going to be on both fronts. We have 40 days till the election. Make sure to tell your friends -- vote No on Prop 23.

Why Californians Must Crush Prop 23

Ryan Van Lenning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ryan Van Lenning

In November we all have to come out in force and vote no on the Dirty Energy Proposition 23. And we must not just beat Prop 23, we must pulverize it like the dust beneath our feet.