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Landmark CA climate bill could have wide effects on cars, energy

Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:58 pm

Via GCR: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/110 ... ars-energy

. . .The Golden State has promoted electric cars like no other, not to mention efforts to boost renewable energy and other technologies that cut emissions. But a landmark climate bill recently passed by the California state legislature will require even greater work to meet emissions targets. Senate Bill 32 (SB32) calls for California to reduce greenhouse-gas emission to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. That represents a major increase from California's current climate-change targets, notes The Mercury News.

SB 32 builds on AB 32, a climate bill signed into law by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006. The earlier bill required California to cut greenhouse-gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. The state is reportedly on track to meet that goal, having already cut emissions 9.4 percent from the peak reached in 2004, according to The Mercury News. Now officials must find ways to cut them another 40 percent in just 15 years. . . .
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