Cultivating a Green Political Landscape: Lessons for Climate Change Policy from the Defeat of California's Proposition 23, 66
Vand. L. Rev.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/facpubs/1899
The article discusses climate change policy and the political aspects of green technology in America in the wake of the defeat of the global warming-related ballot initiative California Proposition 23 in 2010. The political dynamics of climate change policy are addressed, along with American environmental law, federal climate change legislation, and the California Air Resources Board. The political campaign contributions from the Valero and Tesoro oil companies in Texas are examined.