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  • Proposition 23: Would it worsen gas-price shocks?

     
    California’s 2006 global-warming law would save the state’s consumers as much as $670 per household in 2020, in the event of a global surge in the price of crude oil, according to a report released Monday by economists for alternative-energy......
  • Prop. 23: Oil giants are divided

     
    Are the big oil companies really backing Proposition 23? Maybe not. Among California's major oil refiners, Shell Oil opposes the November ballot initiative to suspend the state’s global warming law. Chevron Corp. is officially neutral. Exxon Mobil and...
  • Proposition 23: Environmentalists power up

     
    California environmental groups are launching a massive grassroots organizing effort to defeat Proposition 23, the November ballot initiative to suspend the state's 2006 global warming law. On Monday, a conference call to rally opposition drew 23,077...
  • Proposition 23 poll shows a dead heat among California voters

     
    California voters believe global warming is a significant issue and are inclined to trust scientific views on the subject, but they remain closely divided on a November ballot measure that would suspend the state's global warming statute, according to a.....
  • Prop. 23 campaigns go head-to-head in TV spots

     
    The battle over California’s global warming law moved to the airwaves Tuesday with both sides launching TV commercials. Backers of Proposition 23, a November ballot measure to suspend the law that would clamp down on greenhouse gas pollution, aired a......
  • Proposition 23: Opponents surge ahead in fundraising

     
    California green technology companies and wealthy environmentalists are pouring money into a campaign to defeat Proposition 23, a November ballot initiative that would suspend the state's global warming law. So far, opponents of Prop 23 have raised $16....
  • Prop. 23: Avatar's James Cameron kicks in $1 million

     
    James Cameron, the director of Avatar, the environmental fable masquerading as a 3-D blockbuster, popped a million dollars Friday into the campaign to defeat Proposition 23, a California ballot initiative to suspend the state's global warming law....
  • TV campaign on California climate law revs up (UPDATED)

     
    Backers of Proposition 23, a November ballot initiative to suspend California's global warming regulations, launched a television campaign in Los Angeles Tuesday with a spot warning of job losses and higher electricity costs unless the measure passes. The...
  • Obama: No on Prop. 23 and 'corporate polluters'

     
    Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Shultz, Robert Redford, Bill Gates, James Cameron, Leonardo Di Caprio and Al Gore have all weighed in to oppose California's Proposition 23, a November ballot initiative. Now comes the uber-endorsement for the No on 23...
  • Support for Proposition 23 drops sharply in new poll

     
    Opposition to Proposition 23, a November ballot initiative to suspend California's sweeping global warming law, has surged in recent weeks, according to a poll by the Public Policy Institute of California, or PPIC. Among likely voters, 48% say they will.....
  • Big oil companies versus the 'global warming law'

     
    As election day nears, the debate around Proposition 23 has heated. If passed, it would suspend AB 32, otherwise known as the "global warming law," created to reduce California's greenhouse-gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020, until unemployment rates...