Thursday, September 23, 2021

Illinois' brilliant new climate, jobs, and justice bill

On a day when it's all too easy to feel little but frustration with the political system (that would be Congress) and the administration (that would be about atrocious treatment of desperate Haitians), it seems worthwhile to share some good climate news. 

This comes via David Roberts at Volts who knows as much about sustainability policy making as anyone. Something very good has passed in Illinois. And we have to recognize the prerequisite: 

As I have emphasized numerous times now, Democratic control is a necessary (if not sufficient) condition for ambitious state energy policy. ...

Nice to think of a midwestern state leaping ahead of California -- let's compete!

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