Why was Initiative 1631 rejected by Washington voters?

In a progressive state such as Washington, at a time when the rate of climate change is increasing, and when a transition to clean energy is urgently needed, why did voters reject Initiative 1631 (called by many the “clean energy bill”)?
     Cliff Mass, weatherman and University of Washington professor of atmospheric sciences, offers a well-reasoned and well-informed analysis on his Weather and Climate Blog.

— source: Cliff Mass, “Lessons of the Failure of Initiative 1631: A Political Analysis,” Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog, 1 Mar. 2019, https://cliffmass.blogspot.com, accessed 3 Mar. 2019.

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