Monday, December 20, 2010

California to Congress: If you won't pass cap-and-trade then we will!

The great state of California again has taken the lead on fighting climate change and pollution, creating new jobs, and speeding up the sustainable economy by approving the nation's biggest cap and trade plan. In doing so, they have accomplished something that the tools in Congress, whose pockets are padded by Big Oil and Big Coal's dirty money (see West Virginia Representative Joe Manchin shooting at cap and trade legislation in a campaign ad) will never have the willpower and moral fortitude to pass.

On December 16th, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) voted 9-1 to create the biggest carbon market in the country. Click here for the full story as first reported in The New York Times.

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