The net zero backlash has arrived

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The net zero backlash has arrived

Joel Makower takes the microscope to the latest attacks on the net zero concept

It's getting hotter out there. I'm not talking about the weather, although here in California and much of the American West we've been alternately sweltering and scanning the horizon for whiffs of wildfire....

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