From reason :
Instead, Newsom is proposing the kind of green energy program that, here in California, often serves as a transfer of tax money from the poor to the wealthy. Newsom can say in his executive order that he wants “broad accessibility for all Californians” to electric cars, but as Steven Greenhut noted in July , a study determined that California’s energy policies “have been found to disproportionately benefit wealthier individuals.” They’re the ones who can afford the cars and the solar panels. The state’s poor are those who have to live under the burden of California’s disproportionately higher energy costs.
- “reason”: https://reason.com/2020/09/24/newsom-attempts-to-mandate-full-transition-to-electric-cars-by-2035/
- “noted in July”: https://reason.com/2020/07/10/californias-energy-regulations-hurt-the-poor-while-subsidies-benefit-the-rich/