California has some of the highest energy costs in the country, not because they are short on electricity, but because by mandating that so much of it comes from expensive green technologies, it costs a lot to generate.
Bill Nye has a solution to this.
If you live in a state like Texas, Florida, or Tennessee, where jobs are booming, California, New York, and Illinois are going impose sanctions on you like you are a foreign country, because state’s rights or something.
I’m not sure how this would be legal and all without an act of Congress.
Seeing as how this would be an act by an oppressive state to punish those who fled to or live in a free state, I’d like to suggest the name of this proposed law be The Fugitive Carbon Footprint Act. It seems fitting.