Plan fails to provide climate benefits
Last updated 12/16/2021 at 11:21am
This morning, Gov. Jay Inslee announced his latest climate proposals for the 2022 legislative session.
Despite proposing hundreds of millions of dollars in additional spending, none of the governor’s proposals today will reduce additional CO2 emissions. Every policy – from subsidizing solar panels, to subsidizing electric vehicles – duplicates an existing policy. They are expensive but add nothing.
Additionally, the creation of a new office to ensure accountability for CO2 reductions is ironic given that the existing program to do that – Results Washington – scrubbed the metrics...