Breaking News: Gov. Burgum calls for North Dakota to be carbon neutral by 2030
Apparently, North Dakota Is Getting Its Own Green New Deal - And We Don't Even Have To Elect Democrats To Get It
Just days after signing multiple pieces of legislation to bailout the coal industry, including the creation of a new government agency, with a permanent appropriation from the Legacy Fund Earnings as well as a $250 million line of credit at the Bank of North Dakota - - -
Governor Doug Burgum now says he wants North Dakota to be Carbon Neutral by the Year 2030 - a goal that will cost a lot more than the money that has been spent this session.
Watchdog Update is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or paid subscriber.
A goal that will even further increase the cost of propping up the coal industry long term.
Gov. Doug Burgum set a goal in a speech before oil industry operators and executives on Wednesday, May 12, to get North Dakota to carbon neutrality by 2030 while retaining the core position of its fossil fuel industries.
The ambitious timeline is significantly shorter than benchmarks set by some othe…
Keep reading with a 7-day free trial