By 2030, 60% of the total energy required must come from renewable resources, and by 2045, state legislature hopes to have achieved a 100% renewable power use. "But it must be done", Brown said at the signing ceremony.
Brown's remarks came Monday during an interview with The Associated Press after he signed the bill setting a goal of generating all California electricity from clean sources by 2045.
Ever the state to lead the charge towards a more sustainable future, California has set an ambitious goal to rely entirely on renewable electricity by 2045.
The Sierra Club, noting that California has the world's fifth largest economy, stated, "California is now the largest global economy to commit to 100 percent renewable energy".
Brown also signed an order that seeks to remove carbon from the air.
"The state's other power plants, like natural gas and nuclear, aren't as flexible as they need to be to handle those ups and downs".
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California's utilities had been on track to meet the previous goal, of 50 percent clean power by 2030, "but scientists debate whether cost-efficient 100 percent clean energy is feasible or if it would require new technological advances", Bradford wrote.
"This bill and the executive order put California on a path to meet the goals of Paris and beyond".
Green Car Reports respectfully reminds its readers that the scientific validity of climate change is not a topic for debate in our comments. "But it must be done", said Mr. Brown, a Democrat who leaves office after the November election.
California is the most populous state to agree to such aggressive decarbonization and only the second state to formalize such a pledge in legislation, after Hawaii.
"If we do not change course by 2020, we risk missing the point where we can avoid runaway climate change", UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a speech Monday, warning of a "dark and unsafe future".
One of the most interesting aspects of the zero-emissions bill signed today is that it also specifies that California can't increase the carbon emissions of another state to get cheap electricity.
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Brown's announcement comes ahead of a climate summit he is hosting this week in San Francisco that will draw local governments, businesses and investors from around the world.
Opponents included major utilities, such as Pacific Gas and Electric and Southern California Edison, oil interests like the Western States Petroleum Association, and the California Farm Bureau Federation and California Chamber of Commerce.
And even those standards are now in danger, thanks to a Trump action last month that aims to rescind the power of California and other states to set stricter fuel-mileage targets.
But electricity accounts for only 16 percent of California's emissions.
The political reality slowing the transition to a global economy powered by clean energy rather than fossil fuels resides at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC and has dismissed climate change a hoax.
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