Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who will shortly be leaving political office, has taken another step to build climate change awareness and action with the launch of the Regions Of Climate Change Action group or the R-20.
In the ongoing controversy over property-assessed clean energy financing, commonly referred to as PACE, one voice has been conspicuously absent in the national debate -- Palm Desert, the city that actually wrote California's pioneering law on the use of public works-style assessment
According to author and journalist Thomas Friedman, California is sitting pretty to benefit from the growing clean energy boom.