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Brown Signs Bill For 'Zero-Carbon' Power By 2045 Ahead Of Climate Summit

September 10, 2018
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has signed into law a landmark clean energy bill that accelerates the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 60 percent by 2030 and requires 100 percent “carbon-free” power by 2045, ahead of a climate change summit the governor is hosting before he leaves office at the end of the year. In addition, Brown issued an executive order directing the state to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045 and net negative greenhouse gas emissions after that. The...


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