Who is Pushing the Slow Motion Myth?.
Guest Blog from Alliance Founding Member Tom Bowman, Bowman Design Group, Signal Hill
When Things Don’t Add Up, Follow the Money.
There is a pernicious myth that says decarbonizing our energy supply will cost too many jobs and cripple our economy. The idea sounds so reasonable it seems like common knowledge. But somebody is spending millions to make it stick.
According to the California Secretary of State, the fossil fuel industry spent more than any other interest group on persuasion campaigns aimed at rolling back the state’s landmark climate and clean energy law known as “AB 32.” The Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) a trade group whose members include BP, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell, spent $8.5 million.
But WSPA wasn’t alone. Read the Full Blog post here.