State climate policies are boosting San Joaquin Valley’s economy

Ethan Elkind co-writes for The Sacramento Bee, Jan. 20, 2017

This study looked at our state’s carbon cap-and-trade program, renewable energy policy and energy efficiency programs. The data revealed plenty of economic costs, but even greater economic benefits. In total, these key climate policies have boosted the San Joaquin Valley’s economy by more than $13 billion.