The latest USC Schwarzenegger Institute-USC Price California Issues Poll provides a snapshot of California voters’ attitudes ahead of this year’s midterm elections. The randomized poll, conducted from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, asked a representative sample of 802 registered California voters a series of questions about their candidate preferences and opinions on a wide range of public policy issues, from environmental protections and reproductive freedom to the regulation of online hate speech.
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Offshore wind is the next frontier in our quest to build clean energy fast enough to avoid dangerous climate change. If done right, the United States can create thousands of new jobs and boost economies across the country – even off the West Coast. Forbes
Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger doesn’t view the climate crisis as an insurmountable challenge, but rather an opportunity for the private and public sectors to collaborate for the common good. This principle is at the heart of the fifth annual Austrian World Summit, which Schwarzenegger has hosted with Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Vienna since 2017. USC Price News
Arnold Schwarzenegger has confirmed he will attend the UN climate conference in Glasgow later this year. The actor and former governor of California, who runs a global non-profit environmental organisation, is expected to arrive in the city in November. Schwarzenegger, 73, told the president of Cop26, Alok Sharma, he “cannot wait” to take part in the conference. The Herald
Arnold Schwarzenegger has confirmed he will travel to the UN climate conference in Glasgow later this year as he praised Boris Johnson for being the “real deal” on green issues. The actor and former governor of California who now runs a campaigning environmental agency has also accepted an invitation to go drinking in Glasgow pubs. He will arrive in the city in November. The Times of London
Arnold Schwarzenegger has hailed Boris Johnson as the "real deal" in his passion for saving the planet - and said he can't wait to go for beers in Glasgow when he comes to the COP26 summit this year. The Terminator star and former bodybuilder, 73, heaped praise on the PM's bike borrowing scheme and said he "can't wait to be part of the action" when he flies into the major climate conference in November. The Sun
"No one knows what COP stands for," the former governor of California has told Alok Sharma MP, the president of this year's climate negotiations known as COP26. Arnold Schwarzenegger told Mr Sharma he "was just wanting to know for you what that feels like," adding it must be "really tough" for him to explain his role in COP26. Sky News
Arnold Schwarzenegger settled into a big leather rocker recliner on the back patio of his mansion. His tiny rescue dog, Cherry, scampered at his feet, wearing a butterfly bow. On his lawn, his miniature donkey, Lulu, was making a break for the hedges. His miniature horse, Whiskey, loitered near a marble bust of Abraham Lincoln. The New York Times
The future is difficult to predict, but a boat that just docked in Long Beach is setting course on one potential path. Powered with solar panels, wind and hydrogen generated from seawater, the Energy Observer — as it’s called — is entirely self-sustaining. It doesn’t use diesel or generate emissions. All the energy it needs is produced on board. Spectrum News 1
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, both immigrants who became U.S. citizens, share a passion for the importance of voting rights for all Americans. They’re working to keep the momentum that led to record voter turnout in the 2020 election. “It’s not a Democratic or Republican issue. It’s a people issue,” Schwarzenegger said Tuesday during a virtual summit on Elections and the Future of Voting. KHOU 11