Skip to comments.U.S. Climate Change Policy: Made in California
Posted on 09/27/2017 9:23:28 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
SACRAMENTO The Trump administration may appear to control climate policy in Washington, but the nations most dynamic environmental regulator is here in California.
Mary D. Nichols, Californias electric-car-driving, hoodie-wearing, 72-year-old air quality regulator, is pressing ahead with a far-reaching agenda of environmental and climate actions. She says she will not let the Trump administration stand in her way.
As chairwoman of the California Air Resources Board, or CARB, Ms. Nichols is the de facto enforcer of the single biggest step the United States has taken to combat the effects of climate change: standards adopted under the Obama administration that mandate a deep cut in emissions from the 190 million passenger cars on Americas roads. Together, those vehicles regularly emit more earth-warming gases than the countrys power plants.
Without an aggressive shift toward zero- and low-emissions cars, the American auto industry risks becoming a global laggard, Ms. Nichols said. It is no time, she said, to be meddling with standards already in place.
We want to start conversations about post-2025, Ms. Nichols said. Thats what were getting ready for.
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Another leftist social-engineering scheme and political parasite funded by massive government spending and massive government and personal debt.
This needs to change. And the Trump administration is the best opportunity for it to happen.
Sorry, guys, the climate change people are causing all this great weather here in sunny California and leaving the snow, ice, floods and hurricanes to the rest of you.
Unfortunately that along with many other greenie issues unique to the PRK#2 have impacted us as consumers nationally.
Another reason to flee cali. Get out before you are charged a 20% exit tax.
Has Ms Nichols critiqued Californias tentative sanctuary state policy? This policy would increase the size of the states carbon footprint with carbon dioxide-exhaling illegal immigrants who are then licensed by California to drive vehicles with even bigger carbon footprints.
“SACRAMENTO The Trump administration may appear to control climate policy in Washington, but the nations most dynamic environmental regulator is here in California.”
Apparently she is doing a great job.
Top 10 U.S. cities most polluted by short-term particle pollution
Los Angeles-Long Beach, Calif.
San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, Calif.
Salt Lake City-Provo-Orem, Utah.
Logan, Utah-Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Someone ask Ms. Big Nurse how the winter of 2016-2017 turned into the biggest snow year in decades, ending the drought in virtually all of California.
Kinda blew the whole “Drought is due to global warming” meme, huh lady?
Only took them 8 months after Januburied to start chattering BS again, as predicted.
She’s probably childless.
Appointed by Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and was raised in Ithaca, New York. Married to John F. Daum, a lawyer who represents Exxon Mobil. They have two grown children.
because California does not believe in the free market...except for campaign donations.
Yeah....about that time the next 400 year long mini ice age will kick in
Unless the Sun's magnetic field reverses its downward trend and more sunspots appear.
One of these days, Trump’s going to war with the leftist screw worms in CA.
tyrants ruling the life of the individual. only electric cars - to heck with what the people want.
“Shes probably childless.”
For the sake of the children I certainly hope so!
Need to get rid of CARB entirely.
Need to get rid of CARB entirely.
All enabled by the FederalReserve/Central bank.
The gw scam is just another way to drain the masses of what ever money they have managed to keep.
Thanks O. At her age I certainly hope her childrens are grown! Ha!