California is moving on up! Moving on up! Despite a high unemployment rate, the votes in the recent election have shown that California voters are more concerned with the state’s effort in dealing with climate change. Rejecting a suspension of AB32, the proposed policy that requires the state to return to 1990 levels of greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, means a victory over big oil. With voter support for AB32 as well as support from various organizations, California is on its way to approach its goal. KP
The dust has settled at COP27, the 27th United Nations Climate Conference at Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt where a record 45,000 people registered to attend. The longest running summit of all the conferences, agreements made in the final moments has left us all with hope but also doubts.