Yoda: Tom Steyer to Go After Fracking?

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Tom Steyer Rejoices over Brown’s Speech

Steyer called Brown’s three stated goals for reducing carbon pollution by 2015 “exemplary.” Those goals included raising the amount of electricity gleaned from renewable sources from one-third to one-half, reducing the present usage of petroleum by vehicles by 50%, and making buildings double their energy-efficiency while also reducing the pollution from heating fuels.


One of Steyer’s advisors, Middlebury University professor Bill McKibben, who initiated Steyer’s climate change machinations, wants hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, banned outright. The Washington Free Beacon reported that Steyer once condoned fracked natural gas as a “bridge fuel” while coal was phased out, and financed a study that supported his stance, but he later wrote an article for the Huffington Post backing away from that position.

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