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Bob Huff

California can't stop global warming alone, but it can fix its highways

California can't stop global warming alone, but it can fix its highways

The governor is in Europe saving the planet. The Legislature is on a monthlong vacation. And we motorists keep getting our cars beat up on California highways. Don't read me wrong. Somebody — lots of people — needs to rescue Earth from excessive global warming. It's crucial, yes, but beyond one state government's capability. And we all need to take time off periodically. I'm about to myself, potholed roads permitting. It's just that when Gov. Jerry Brown was reelected and a new Legislature chosen last year, high on the voters' assignment list probably was not reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Fixing this state's decaying infrastructure,...

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