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Schwarzenegger Defends California Emission Standards

Complete video at: California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger defends his state's strict automobile emissions standards, and endorses federal funding for research on alternative-fuel vehicles. ----- In signing a landmark climate change law two years ago, Governor Schwarzenegger put California ahead of the parade to a low-carbon economy. "The global warming debate is over," he declared. Public awareness has surged since then, but most of the hard work still lies ahead. How will California meet its goal of reducing emissions of greenhouse gases 25 percent by 2020? Will offshore oil drilling be resumed? Who will pay for the transition to sustainable energy? Will California's energy and environmental laws become part of a national plan under a new president? The governor will provide an update and his vision of the road ahead - The Commonwealth Club of California Arnold Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor, businessman, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the state of California.
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