"California's Cap-And-Trade Auction Starts Wednesday"

"SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Despite fierce opposition from much of the business community, California's grand experiment in taming global warming begins in earnest Wednesday."

"State officials are set to auction tens of millions of dollars' worth of carbon-emission allowances to scores of oil refiners, cement manufacturers and other large industrial polluters.

Source: Sacramento Bee, 11/13/2012

"California Prop 39 Results in $2.5 Billion for Energy Efficiency"

"California Proposition 39 results: 60 percent of voters approve measure to close tax loophole and fund clean energy and energy efficiency projects in public buildings. For a tax measure, California Proposition 39 had surprisingly little organized opposition."

Source: Christian Science Monitor, 11/08/2012

"$11M Donation Tied To Koch Bros; CA Agency Alleges 'Money Laundering'"

"SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Ending a mystery that captivated the run-up to Election Day, the Arizona group behind an anonymous $11 million donation revealed under court order Monday that the shadowy donation was laundered through two groups, including one tied to David and Charles Koch, the billionaire brothers who have played a huge role in spreading anonymous political cash around the country."

Source: San Jose Mercury News, 11/06/2012


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