Last week showed us the fossil fuel industry’s power to crush ballot measures. Still, there are lessons to learn about how to tweak climate politics strategy in other states and possibly for the federal level.
As we build new economies in the Global South, we must build them on sustainable foundations, using technologies this are currently under development in rich nations. To achieve this, we will need to create a new mechanism for equitable sharing of technologies.
Governor Jerry Brown can’t claim climate leadership without a plan to phase out fossil fuels. In an economy driven by the production and consumption of petroleum, California’s energy transition must begin with transportation.