Thursday, July 28, 2016

Solid support

PPIC poll finds Californians back climate change efforts

Californians and the Environmemnt. PPIC


Sacramento Bee

Climate change policies appeal to a majority of Californians despite the possibility of higher energy costs, a new Public Policy Institute of California poll has found. Large majorities (81 percent of adults and 75 percent of likely voters) called climate change a serious threat, the poll found, as elected officials push to expand on the state's climate goals.


Water experts weigh in on Delta tunnel hearings

KQED San Francisco

Public hearings began Tuesday on Governor Jerry Brown's $14.9 billion proposal to construct two 35-mile tunnels below the Delta. Supporters say the project, officially named "California WaterFix," will stabilize water delivery across the state. But opponents argue the tunnels are too costly and will harm the estuary.

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