There will be all sorts of methods, some that work, some that are insane and don't work, but I appreciate California trying to tackle the problem. With hard work, the California example will help mitigate the problem and raise understanding of how to make it work.
If you think the scumbags in Sacramento gives a rat's ass about anything but their own interests you are deluded to the point of mental retardation
Now that's a misanthropic model of human nature. Probably says more about you then anything else
It's possible that both of you are right: politicians in Sacramento are self-serving power grabbers, AND global climate change is real and occurring right now and action is needed.