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Governor Schwarzenegger, Avatar Director Debut "No on Prop 23" Ad at Applied Materials

Governor Schwarzenegger, Avatar Director Debut "No on Prop 23" Ad at Applied Materials

Today, Applied Materials’ R&D campus—home to one of the largest corporate solar installations in the nation—served as the backdrop for the debut of the newest ad for the “No on Proposition 23” campaign. The ad was introduced in a webcast this afternoon by Tom Steyer, Campaign Co-Chair (far left), California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (center), and "Avatar” movie director James Cameron (second from right). Applied Materials CFO, George Davis (far right) welcomed guests and provided a brief overview and tour of Applied Materials. The ad can be viewed at the Stop the Dirty Energy Proposition's YouTube channel.
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Suspend AB32 (Global Warming Solutions Act)...No, Thanks.

California’s Global Warming Solutions Act, more commonly referred to as AB 32, is a 2006 landmark piece of legislation aimed at reducing California’s greenhouse gas emissions in a manner that is both cost-effective and maximizes the economic benefits to the State. In the past week, however, a group has launched a ballot initiative to suspend the Act in the hopes of getting California’s economy “back on track” and “putting Californians to work”.
28% by 2020: An Encouraging Step

28% by 2020: An Encouraging Step

Coming on the heels of the State of the Union address, in which the President made the indisputable link between job creation and clean energy, the White House’s announcement on Friday that the Federal Government will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent by 2020 is another encouraging step in the right direction.