volume xxiii no. 22 - july 20 2015

California, Hawaii Lead Way on Climate Change Targets | 07-17-2015

Prodded by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and led by California and Hawaii, states are tackling climate change and promoting renewable energy. But the fossil fuel industry and skeptical Republicans are pushing back. Hawaii last month...

Bird’s Eye View

Minority of States Prepared for Climate Change | 07-17-2015

Only 14 states have formal statewide plans in place for dealing with climate change, according to the Georgetown Climate Center. Of those states, California is the furthest along in implementing its plan, having completed 48 of that plan’s 345 stated...

Once Around the Statehouse Lightly