“One of the lessons is that dirty fuel companies do not want to be held to account for their pollution, and they are willing to spend big to avoid responsibility. Unfortunately, corporate interests’ money bought a crush of messages during a heated election and scared and misled enough voters.
Still, “Big Oil is losing its grip on the economy, bending to local community demands, and the transition to a clean energy is no longer a question of if, but when,” they continue. “Nonetheless, it is becoming clear that voters’ path to victory must include some democracy reforms that give the people a fighting chance even when Big Money wants something else.”
Big Oil Spends Tens of Millions to Successfully Kill Washington’s Plan to Drastically Curb Planet-Killing Carbon Emissions
Despite the exptected loss of Initiative 1631, “the transition to a clean energy is no longer a question of if, but when”