Wednesday, August 15, 2007

California- $ 5 Billion Global Warming Bond Issue?

State Treasurer Bill Lockyer on Tuesday proposed a $5 billion bond measure to combat global warming by getting California's largest building owner -- the state government -- to improve its energy efficiency.

Lockyer said he wants the Legislature and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign off on a November 2008 ballot measure to retrofit the state's massive building inventory with solar panels and other clean energy technologies.

...Lockyer said he has received encouragement -- including an enthusiastic high-five -- from Schwarzenegger...
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