The Climate Bill inside the Infrastructure Bill

The US takes a major step forward on the path to carbon neutrality.

Late Friday, the House passed Biden’s infrastructure bill. As the Washington Post aptly observed, the bill is the biggest climate legislation to ever move through Congress. It also attracted key support from some Republicans, which was essential to passing it in both houses of Congress. Biden is pushing for an even bigger companion bill, but …


Prop 16 Defeated

Prop 16 was a California ballot measure designed to make it harder for local governments to get into the market as electricity sellers.  A CLEE White Paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the proposal.  Prop 16 was defeated by 52-48%.  PG&E and its parent company had spent $46 million to push the measure, while opponents …