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California Prop 23

Lucia Graves

Dramatic Carbon Emission Reduction Goals Targeted By Koch Brothers Achievable, Study Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- California's ambitious greenhouse gas reduction goals may be eminently achievable using available technologies, a new study finds, altho...

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 ...

Green News Report: November 9, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Not-so-ba...

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.

Green News Report: November 4, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Let the p...

Voters Support Clean Energy and Climate Solutions

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

Yesterday, American voters made plain their anger over the economy and their frustration with the party in power. But they often did something else: they supported clean energy where they could.

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.

Green News Report: November 2, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Steppin' ...

Outcome of U.S. Midterm Election Already Clear: Polluters Win Again

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The anti-science caucus is coming to a Congress near you, and we have polluters and wealthy corporate fat cats largely to thank for it.

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.

Jerry Brown's Energy Plan Right for California

Steve Westly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Westly

This piece was coauthored by George Wagner. As Californians, we have two clear paths before us - one as a leader in clean technology and the other as...

Prop 23: An Oily Blot on the California Ballot

Mindy Pennybacker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mindy Pennybacker

Prop 23 proponents inaccurately claim that the growth of solar, wind, and other sources will raise energy rates sky high. In actuality, studies show that California households will reap significant savings from higher energy efficiency.

Why Voting Matters for the Climate Movement

Liz Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Liz Butler

People in the climate movement -- or anyone who believes in what we're doing to avert a climate crisis and bring about an energy revolution -- can push back on Big Oil and Dirty Coal by exercising their right to vote.

Green News Report: October 28, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Congrats ...

Scare Tactics

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

How many times is the oil industry going to resurrect this phony conflict? A robust economy and healthy environment are symbiotic, not adversarial.

Koch Industries Meets College Student's Prop 23 Debate Challenge With Security Chief

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan DeMelle

Joel Francis, the Cal State-Los Angeles senior and Marine Corps veteran, on Tuesday delivered his debate challenge letter in person to Koch Industries...

Poisonous Pals- Props 26 & 23

Jakada Imani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jakada Imani

The California Ballot Measure process has become a roulette game for big corporations to gamble with the health of our citizens. Perfect examples of h...

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.

Charles Koch Challenged to Debate Prop. 23 by California Student Leader Joel Francis

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Student leader Joel Francis challenges Charles Koch to meet him "anytime, anywhere in the state before election day" to explain why Koch is meddling with democracy in a state he doesn't even live in.

Fed up, California student forces debate with Koch Bros on Prop 23

Whit Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Whit Jones

Update: An action page has been created to show support for Joel - Stand with Joel! Cal State Los Angeles Senior Joel Francis issued a debate challen...

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.

Big Oil's About to Go Big Money in California

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

Right now, California is about to get a dose of Big Oil's money as some of the biggest polluters in the country see their dream of Proposition 23 go down in flames.

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.