A test bed: Some observers believe the clean electricity measure is now the most important climate law on the books in the United States, given the strict limits, the size of California's economy, and the measure's technological flexibility.
Environment America affiliate Environment California played a key role in driving the bill through both houses of the state legislature, and to the governor's desk.
California's governor and host Jerry Brown, whose crusade for clean energy started in the 1970s, set the tone by approving landmark legislation Monday that commits his state to purging Carbon dioxide from its electricity grid by 2045. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday that aims to eliminate fossil fuel use for electricity by 2045 and serves as a rebuke to USA withdrawal from the Paris climate accord.
Gov. Jerry Brown, signs a copy of the environmental measure SB100 as the bill's author, state Sen.
This action comes days before grassroots activists, mayors, governors, heads of industry and worldwide leaders convene in San Francisco for the express objective of mobilizing climate action at the Global Climate Action Summit. As MIT Technology Reviewpreviouslyreported, the state is, "acting as a test bed for what's technically achievable, providing a massive market for the rollout of clean-energy technologies and building a body of knowledge that other states and nations can leverage".
"Not here, not now", said Brown.
"California is committed to doing whatever is necessary to meet the existential threat of climate change", the Governor declared. That's 10 percent higher than the current mandate.
About 26.9% of the state's generation now comes from hydro, with 26.9% from renewables and 43.3% from natural gas.
Currently, about one-third of its electricity comes from renewables. The aim is to ensure greenhouse gas emissions are low enough that they can be absorbed by forests, oceans, soil and other natural systems.
"California must take a stand and tell the world we are, as always, undeterred by those who wish to stop our progress and move backwards", Schwarzenegger wrote. The bulk of that is solar energy. In 2015, Hawaii became the first state to set such a target. Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, right, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. SB100 sets a goal of phasing out all fossil fuels from the state's electricity sector by 2045.
The path to 100 percent renewables by 2045 was described as "the most ambitious carbon neutrality commitment of any major economic jurisdiction in the world - of more than 20 countries and at least 40 cities, states and provinces planning to go carbon neutral by mid-century or sooner".
NPR's Planet Money reported that on a sunny day this June, almost 50 percent of the state's electricity came from solar energy alone.
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And the storm surge , which could be as much as 12 feet in some areas, will be on top of sea level rise from climate change. Another, stronger high-pressure system to the north, forced Florence west and allowed it to head toward the Carolinas.
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Forecasters expected some strengthening in the next 36 hours, as Florence marched west-northwest at 20kmh. It's big and vicious. "Protection of life is the absolute highest priority and that's what we are doing".
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The storms path is promising to bring even more devastation than first predicted to the Carolinas and parts of Georgia. Hurricane Florence is now expected to head more directly west after making landfall, crossing through SC .
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