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California Lawmakers Move Toward New Renewable Energy Goals

By Guy Marzorati, KQED News Fix

Democrats in California’s Senate doubled down on the state’s commitment to reducing dependence on fossil fuels, painting their move in contrast to Donald Trump’s potential withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Climate Accord.

The Senate on Wednesday voted to set a goal of getting all of the state’s power from renewable energy sources by the year 2045. The aspirational target in SB100 builds on the existing mandate that half of the electricity produced in the state come from clean sources by 2030.

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