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  • Terminate the ballot initiative to terminate the climate law?

     
    He may be a lame duck, but Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger gave notice Wednesday that he's going out fighting -- battling the alliance of oil companies, conservative activists and fellow Republicans who are gathering signatures for a November ballot initiative...
  • Global warming ballot initiative: Teamsters and cities weigh in

     
    The California Teamsters, one of the state's most powerful unions, Friday joined opponents of a proposed ballot initiative to delay enforcement of the Global Warming Solutions Act. The Teamsters, representing more than 250,000 union members in California,...
  • Methodists Oppose Israeli Occupation of Palestine

     
    The New England Conference of the United Methodist Church has updated its report urging the divestment in companies who support the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land. Nine companies have been added to the report first published in 2007 based on their...
  • Gulf oil spill: Moratorium judge owned shares in 17 oil and gas industry firms last year [updated]

     
    The New Orleans federal judge who struck down the Obama administration’s six-month moratorium on deep-water drilling in the wake of the Gulf oil spill owned shares in at least 17 oil and gas industry companies last year, documents released Friday......
  • Oil company initiative qualifies for California ballot

     
    An oil industry measure to postpone enforcement of California’s 2006 global warming law qualified for the November ballot Tuesday, setting up what promises to be a nationally watched struggle over the future of renewable energy. The initiative, launched...
  • Michael Hiltzik: Industry tries to buy a California election (part 23)

     
    You would think that big corporations had learned a lesson from the slapdown delivered by California voters in June to two industry-sponsored ballot initiatives (PG&E's Proposition 18 and Mercury Insurance's Proposition 17): Corporation sponsorship can be...
  • Global warming: battle over California ballot initiative heats up

     
    The fight over California’s aggressive law to curb emissions of carbon dioxide and other planet-heating pollutants is kicking into high gear. Backers of Proposition 23, a November ballot initiative to suspend AB 32, California’s 2006 Global Warming...
  • Michael Hiltzik: Adam Smith Foundation, meet Adam Smith

     
    In the Woody Allen movie "Hannah and her Sisters," the dour character played by Max von Sydow remarks, "If Jesus Christ ever came back and saw what was going on in his name, he'd never stop throwing up." You could......
  • Mayor Villaraigosa: 'Go home, Texas oil companies!'

     
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Tuesday rebuked Valero Energy Corp. and Tesoro Corp., which operate refineries in Wilmington, for bankrolling a measure that would effectively scuttle the state's efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions. "Go home, Texas...
  • Billionaire Koch brothers back suspension of California climate law

     
    A company owned by oil billionaires Charles and David Koch has contributed $1 million to Proposition 23, a November ballot initiative to suspend California’s groundbreaking 2006 global-warming law. The contribution came from Flint Hills Resources LP,...
  • Prop. 23: Terrorism vs. gas price hikes?

     
    The fight over Proposition 23, a November ballot initiative to suspend California's global warming law, turned ugly this week, with personal attacks and emotionally charged rhetoric on both sides. In a conference call with news media Thursday, former...