Californian climate mutiny! Democrats side with Republicans to defeat Jerry Brown

Watts Up With That?

Jerry Brown, photo author Neon Tommy, source Wikimedia Jerry Brown, photo author Neon Tommy, source Wikimedia

Democrats in California seem to be finally waking up to the fact that green energy disproportionately hurts poor people.

According to the Wall Street Journal;

The environmental lobby has tried to turn climate change into a social justice issue even though its anticarbon policies disproportionately harm the poor. Honest Democrats are starting to admit this, as we saw in this week’s stunning revolt in the California legislature.

Jerry Brown doesn’t have much to show for his second turn in Sacramento, and of late he has focused his legacy attention on reducing carbon emissions. The Governor hailed California as a model of green virtue at the Vatican this summer and had hoped to flaunt sweeping new anticarbon regulations at the U.N’s climate-change summit in Paris this year.

But now his party has mutinied. Democrats hold near supermajorities in both legislative chambers with 52…

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2 Responses

  1. IF CO2 was regulating the climate; would have being SAME climate in Ahara and Brazil – because both places have SAME amount of CO2! IF one doesn’t know what’s good / bad climate – should ask the trees! One oaktree has more knowledge about the REAL CLIMATE, than all the ”shonky climatologist” combined. Here are more misleadings regarding CO2 exposed: https://globalwarmingdenier.wordpress.com/venus-runaway-greenhouse-con/

    • The alarmists do seem blind to basic climate science. They’ve got tunnel vision when it comes to climate – and our 4% contribution to CO2.

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