House Democrats Reflect States’ GHG Target Strategy In Bill Rollout

December 2, 2019
House Democrats’ broader climate change legislative program appears to reflect an approach by California and several other states that have adopted long-term zero-carbon goals for the power sector or broader economy after which officials developed myriad mitigation and other policies to achieve such targets. The strategy -- codifying mid- and long-term greenhouse gas targets, followed by ongoing implementation of detailed policies and programs -- was pioneered by California, which enacted the landmark AB 32 law in 2006 outlining a framework...

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