It should be stunningly obvious to everyone concerned why Proposition 23 in the CA election should be voted down. Prop. 23 freezes California's global warming policies until unemployment is lower than 5% or hell freezes over.
One thing not many people seem to know, however, is that jobs in the wind power industry now FAR outnumber jobs in the coal industry. The idea that protecting the environment is a zero sum game against jobs is totally absurd.
If you've ever driven past that big oil refinery on the way to SF, and rolled up your windows, you'll know the Texan business that's investing the most in passing Prop 23.