California voters last night said it loud and clear – our clean energy future is NOW. In a decisive victory against big corporate polluters, voters rejected Prop. 23, legislation designed to undo the progress the Golden State has made in tackling the challenges of climate change.
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Prop. 23, a California ballot measure whose passage the Washington Post says “would be disastrous,” threatens to undermine one of the most important energy, economic and environmental laws passed in the last decade.
Vampires and werewolves may make your skin crawl, but few fanged fiends can raise neck hairs as swiftly as a snake. From Discovery’s Animal Planet to MSNBC.com, these slithery reptiles have scaled their way up many “top 10 most frightening animals” list. But do they really deserve the bad rap?
It’s been a tough year for national climate and energy policy in the U.S. and unfortunately progress is practically at a standstill. However, not so for states – states have been leading the way on addressing climate change, reducing carbon emissions and accelerating the development of a clean energy economy. But now, Prop. 23 threatens to undo that progress, and move our country backward.
Lauren Mowrey, wildlife champion and founder of a fan website for Twilight actor Alex Meraz, raises money to support Defenders and ensure a better future for wolves.