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Boiling Point: Western voters weighed in on climate change, up and down the ballot
By Sammy Roth | November 12, 2020 | Los Angeles Times
We’ve known for five days that Joe Biden will be the next president, and there’s already a cottage industry of experts trying to predict what steps the Biden administration might take on climate change over the next four years.
There will be plenty of time to see how that plays out. At the moment, I’m more interested in the down-ballot races that are getting relatively less attention but could have significant climate and environmental impacts at the local level.
This will not be a comprehensive accounting. But here are some results from across the West that caught my attention…
September 16, 2017 Democrats kill bill to require all renewable energy in California by 2046 | The Sacramento Bee - (pdf)
September 11, 2017 Last-minute bills would set up regional grid | eenews - (pdf)
August 21, 2017 SOLAR ECLIPSE: In Calif., it's like planning for a cloudy day - (pdf)
July 17, 2017 California Legislature extends state's cap-and-trade program in rare bipartisan effort to address climate change | LA Times - (article)
July 12, 2017 Coal got knocked out in Calif. Now, gas is on the ropes | E&E News - (pdf)
July 11, 2017 Suniva trade case ruffles feathers in Korea | E&E News - (pdf)
July 11, 2017 AES and Siemens Partner to Create New Energy Storage Powerhouse | greentechmedia.co - (pdf)
July 11, 2017 AES and Siemens create joint-venture for energy storage | reuters - (pdf)
July 5, 2017 FuelCell Energy Announces Renewable Power Project to Supply the CA Electric Grid | GlobeNewsWire - (pdf)
June 27, 2017 As gas plants struggle, California seeks new flexible capacity strategies | Utility Dive - (pdf)