The coalition to defeat Prop. 23 argues that addressing global warming creates jobs and saves the environment
Donnie Fowler, a political consultant who has worked for Al Gore and other top Democrats, is a senior adviser to the Clean Economy Network and a leader in the effort to defeat Prop. 23. Oil companies "went to Washington and spent hundreds of millions" lobbying against climate change regulations, Fowler pointed out. "Now they've opened up a second front. If California goes backward, all of those senators and Congressional representatives will say, 'No way ... I'm surely not taking a political risk. If they went backward, there's no reason we should go forward.'"
Fowler said that for environmentalists, voting No on 23 could be seen as an affirmation of statewide efforts to address climate change in a meaningful way. "This is a real opportunity," he said, "for Californians to stand up and say we've had enough. We are going to take a stand — right now."
Most Commented On
- Wrong, Steven, the "Guest" made no cogent arguments. - April 18, 2014
- I like the band - April 18, 2014
- Steven, the percentage of scientists who support global warming - April 18, 2014
- TOAkcLPchHMnOYM - April 18, 2014
- In other words... - April 18, 2014
- Seeking the truth - April 18, 2014
- Yes real - April 18, 2014
- qcXxxEfPWOYXcFI - April 18, 2014
- Yes, so where is your evidence coming from? - April 18, 2014
- One of the ways the left always justifies their bias is by - April 18, 2014