Nothing reveals the disparities between the "haves" and the "have nots" like a climate conference. WATCH NOW
California households are already paying about 40 percent more than the national average for electricity and $1.00 more per gallon of gas.
California's mistaken new energy law spells trouble for everyone. As business flees, the politicians in Sacramento are going to want to inflict the same burdens on the rest of us to "make things fair." This energy-wound is self inflicted. California should adopt a wiser course and others should avoid repeating their mistake.
Businesses get saddled with burdensome mandates, consumers pay higher prices, and economies flounder. Even worse, such measures often take their toll on those who can afford it least – namely the poor.
"We have to make the decarbonization of the global economy the central organizing principle of human civilization," said former Vice President Al Gore at a San Francisco forum organized in conjunction with Governor Brown's "Global Climate Action Summit."
The point CFACT's zombies' were making was triple underscored when we arrived at San Francisco's Moscone center and found it besieged by the the real-life hard global warming Left, who were equally mindless.
All of these proposals remains “magical thinking” at this point, according to an editorial in the journal Nature.
California's government flunks basic math.
California Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday that mandates the state obtain 100 percent of its electricity from zero-carbon sources by 2045, marking a major win for the environmental movement.
They're using California's giant economy and Bloomberg's vast billions to put on a massive global warming circus called the "Global Climate Action Summit." It kicks off this Wednesday in San Francisco. CFACT will be there!
As Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg's San Francisco "summit" wears on, note how often you hear the word “carbon” – as in “carbon emissions,” “carbon footprint,” “carbon trading” and “decarbonization” – when the real topic is carbon dioxide. What will making energy less available and more expensive do to America?
California officials have plowed more than half a billion taxpayer dollars into various campaigns designed to help citizens afford electric vehicles while others must wrestle with the state’s gas prices.
California is widely expected to become the first state in the U.S. to require solar panel installations for nearly all new homes.
California Gov. Jerry Brown suggested Sunday that immediately banning all fossil fuel production in his state could lead to economic crisis and possible armed revolution.
“These mandates would only further spike costs for basics such as transportation and power and continue to fall most heavily on the middle and lower-middle classes and accelerate the ongoing bifurcation of the state into a medieval society of masters and serfs."