On September 27, 2010, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger denounced oil companies Valero, Tesoro and Koch Industries for their efforts to sabotage a landmark 2006 carbon-reduction law via a ballot initiative. The speech generated national attention as an extremely rare example of a Republican politician criticizing the fossil-fuel lobby; the ballot initiative would be defeated on November 2, 2010.
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Successes of Philanthropy
The investments and innovations that are making a real-world impact, as told by the foundations and philanthropists themselves. A sponsored project by the Washington Monthly.