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Newsom’s Election Seen Bolstering California Leadership On Climate, Energy

November 08, 2018
Gavin Newsom’s (D) Nov. 6 election to replace term-limited California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) should bolster the state's leadership on climate change and clean energy programs, observers say, because the incoming governor has committed to continuing and potentially expanding existing climate and energy policies. In addition, the observers say voter actions on two ballot propositions could reduce vehicle trips and associated pollution by spurring more transit ridership and affordable housing in urban areas. Newsom “has set ambitious goals for building...

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