Are Europe’s Energy Problems A Preview of Things to Come in California?

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As Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a package of climate bills that supercharge the rush to renewable energy, much of Europe was preparing for a winter shivering in the dark. Why does California think that the problems created by a reckless commitment to green energy elsewhere will bypass this state?


Like primitive man who could not protect himself from his surroundings, German officials are hoping for “​​a bit of luck with the weather.” Planning started over the summer, when the government instituted a set of energy-saving rules, which include telling businesses they can’t keep the lights on at night, prioritizing coal and oil cargo shipments over passenger travel on railways, and possibly banning the heating of private pools.

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