Proposition 23

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Leaders Reunite For Green Jobs

A bi-partisan group that helped defeat Proposition 23 last November is once again coming together to ensure that California’s global warming laws are working.


$46M Spent On Failed California Global Warming Measure

More than $46 million was spent for and against a failed November ballot measure that would have suspended California’s landmark global warming law, according to campaign finance reports filed Monday.

CBS San Francisco–01/31/2011

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Schwarzenegger Sets Sights On Federal Climate Change Law

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is seizing on the defeat of an oil-industry attempt to derail California’s landmark global warming law.

CBS San Francisco–11/03/2010


Prop. 23: Effort To Suspend Climate Law Rejected

A ballot initiative primarily funded by Texas oil companies seeking to suspend California’s landmark climate law has failed.

CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

pollution, emissions, smokestack, greenhouse gases

Poll: Initiative Suspending California Emissions Law Losing Ground

A new poll shows a ballot initiative that would suspend California’s greenhouse gas emissions law losing support.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Bill Gates Gives $700,000 To Defeat Proposition 23

The campaign against Proposition 23 — the ballot initiative that would push back California’s landmark global warming law — is getting another big financial boost from a high-tech billionaire.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010

pollution, emissions, smokestack, greenhouse gases

Schwarzenegger Urges Voters To Protect California Climate Law

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Tuesday he doesn’t just want to defeat the November ballot measure that would suspend the state’s greenhouse gas emissions law—he wants voters to trounce it to prompt Washington to create a new national energy policy.

CBS San Francisco–10/19/2010

James Cameron

‘Avatar’ Director Cameron Pledges $1 Million To Fight Prop 23

Movie director James Cameron is pledging to donate $1 million to fight Proposition 23, the ballot measure that would suspend California’s landmark global warming law.

CBS San Francisco–10/16/2010


Oil Industry Aids Effort To Suspend California Climate Law

With major contributions from the oil industry, supporters of a ballot initiative to suspend California’s landmark greenhouse gas emissions law reported a fundraising tally Tuesday of more than $5.2 million in the past three months.

CBS San Francisco–10/05/2010


Proposition 23 A Test For National Climate Law

If the supporters of Proposition 23 prevail in the Nov. 2 election, California’s landmark global warming law would be suspended indefinitely.

CBS San Francisco–10/05/2010