External Pressure Builds on CA Climate Change Initiative

With federal legislation on climate change stalled, the fight rages over whether California's own climate change law will be overturned by Proposition 23, on the ballot next week. 

On Friday, Tesoro and Valero, the Texas oil companies that are largely funding Prop 23, contributed $1.5 million to the campaign in the first seven-figure donation since Sept. 2, when the billionaire Koch brothers dropped $1 million into campaign coffers, according to California Secretary of State records.
Check out this N.Y. Times article dishing on the longterm political maneuverings of influential billionaires Charles and David Koch.