California Spearheads Battle Against Global Warming


In a broad cam­paign to curb man-made caus­es of glob­al warm­ing, Cal­i­for­nia has announced the most sweep­ing con­trols on C02 emis­sions in the nation. The Bush admin­is­tra­tion has reject­ed sim­i­lar nation­al con­trols on C02, and many busi­ness lead­ers and Repub­li­cans in the Cal­i­for­nia leg­is­la­ture oppose the man­date.

NY, NJ, DE, 4 New Eng­land state gov­er­nors have signed agree­ment to curb pow­er-plant emis­sions
Intend­ed to cut by 10% by 2019, 24M tons
Glob­al warm­ing blamed for heat waves/drought, ris­ing sea lev­els, more intense storms