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California Is Aiming For 100% Clean Energy By 2045


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California just took a big step in the fight against climate change. In a landmark bill signed by Governor Jerry Brown this Monday, the state set a goal to get 100 percent of the state's electricity from clean energy sources by 2045. 

The state will also aim for carbon neutrality by that year, as stipulated in an executive order that Brown issued simultaneously. According to a press release, this order "will ensure California removes as much carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as it emits," making its output essentially "neutral."