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Bill McKibben Responds to Gov. Brown’s New Greenhouse Gas Targets

WASHINGTON - In response to new greenhouse gas emissions targets announced by California Governor Jerry Brown, 350.org Co-Founder Bill McKibben issued the following statement:

“There’s no gainsaying the fact that Jerry Brown is on a path to make California the greenest state in the union. There’s also no getting around the fact that the oil pouring out of California’s fracking wells destabilizes the planet’s climate no matter where it’s burned. Once the governor pays as much attention to production as to consumption, it’ll be clear there’s no more environmentally aware politician on the planet.”

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