The New Republic: Climate bill stumps Republicans
A New Republic article about a ballot measure that would revoke the state's global warming bill cited a blog by Institute of the Environment Professor Matt Kahn.
Conventional wisdom holds that global warming is a losing issue for political candidates. But that's certainly not the case in California, where Republicans are actually getting into trouble for opposing the state's climate law:
A November ballot measure that would rescind California's landmark global warming bill until unemployment drops significantly has become an albatross for the Republican candidates for governor and U.S. Senate.
Of interest is this post by UCLA economist Matthew Kahn, who revisited the question of whether AB32 would hurt California manufacturing. He used to think it would, but, upon further study, he's no longer so sure.
To read the full article by Bradford Plumer click here.
Published: Friday, September 10, 2010