In new book, Prof. Vogel explores why California has a green streak | Haas News | Berkeley Haas

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California was founded on the most environmentally destructive industry of the era: hydraulic gold mining. Meanwhile, loggers sought their own gold by harvesting the state’s ancient redwoods and sequoias. And oil companies struck black gold in rich on- and off-shore drilling sites. Yet despite these powerful economic incentives to plunder the Golden State’s resources, California