The Green Giant

Breslau, Karen
May 2007
Bulletin with Newsweek;5/1/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6567, p67
The article focuses on the interest shown by California's Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on environmental protection. Once pilloried for driving his Hummer, Schwarzenegger is out to prove that environmentalism and hedonism can co-exist. In 2006, Schwarzenegger signed first-in-the-nation legislation to reduce California's greenhouse-gas emissions across every sector of the economy.


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