In California, Reduced Emissions and a Booming Economy Go Together

“California is the most energy efficient economy in the world, and least carbon intensive,” says researcher.
San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm

A wind farm at San Gorgonio Pass, CA.

This Wired feature tells us what we want to hear: that environmental regulations, rather than stifling economic growth, actually complement it—at least in California. The state is hoping to cut emissions by more than 40 percent by 2030.