R Rex Parris is a Republican mayor striving to turn Lancaster, CA, into the first city generating more electricity with solar power than it consumes. He is excited about the economic opportunities in positioning Lancaster at the hub of solar innovation, and boasts that a permit for a solar installation takes "15 minutes." But what about, you know?
Is global warming indeed a threat? Absolutely, he said.
“I may be a Republican. I’m not an idiot.”