Policies subsidize the rich, harm the poor
December 31, 2020
For eight years, Washington state has consistently failed to meet our CO2-reduction targets even as energy-intensive industries have closed or left the state. Washington companies like Amazon and Microsoft have successfully met their CO2 targets. The contrast between their success and the state’s failure is telling.
Unfortunately, the governor’s new proposal continues the trend of proposing costly and ineffective strategies that focus more on political special interests than responsible environmental stewardship.
This plan is wasteful and ineffective. The governor’s plan chooses the...