Thursday, September 13, 2018

20,000 Dirty-drilling permits issued by Brown administration in California

There is nothing in the Paris Agreement about leaving fossil fuels in the ground. In fact, the words “fossil fuels” do not appear in the Paris Agreement.
Under Brown’s governorship, California has seen a huge expansion in oil drilling. Journalist Dan Bacher notes that,
Oil produced in California is some of the dirtiest and most climate-damaging crude oil in the world, yet there are currently no plans to ramp down extraction. In fact, during the Brown administration, more than 20,000 permits for new drilling have been issued.

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