14 Sep '18, 10am

California’s Road to Carbon Neutrality Runs Through the State’s Buildings https://t.co/E38A9CTlmn

California’s Road to Carbon Neutrality Runs Through the State’s Buildings https://t.co/E38A9CTlmn

California must build housing closer to transit and jobs, and wring carbon from new and existing buildings, if the state is to meet its ambitious climate targets. That was the message delivered by a high-level panel at a Global Climate Action Summit side event convened in San Francisco on Wednesday by Climate Resolve, a Los Angeles-based non-profit. Top of mind for the panel was California Governor Jerry Brown’s signatures earlier in the week on SB 100 , requiring the state to achieve 100 percent carbon-free electricity, and an executive order establishing a carbon neutrality target, both by 2045. The message for California policymakers is clear: carbon reduction is the end goal. “We’re focused on carbon,” said Andrew McAllister, commissioner, California Energy Commission. “We’re trying to shift the state apparatus to not focus necessarily on energy but on the carbon that’...

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