Oregon to make state employee retirement fund net-zero on carbon emissions

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CEI’s Daren Bakst is cited on The Center Square on employee retirement fund in Oregon State:

Daren Baskt, Director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, thinks Oregon is making a mistake.

“Treasury should be serving the best interests of public employees and not the ideological agenda of climate extremists. But that’s exactly what it appears to be doing,” Baskt told The Center Square. “If the Treasurer himself wants to invest his own personal money in specific causes, then he should feel free to do so. However, playing with public employees’ money and risking their retirements for some cause, whatever it might be, is irresponsible at best. 

Read the full article on The Center Square.