Energy Transition

California has an ambitious new climate plan – here's how it could spur action worldwide

California has an ambitious climate plan to eliminate the state's greenhouse gas footprint by 2045. Image: Unsplash/danmeyer

Daniel Sperling
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Founding Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis
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California's greenhouse gas emissions by sector
Transportation leads the emission source for California. Image: Conversation/California ARB

An electric car being charged
California's Port of Long Beach opened the nation’s first publicly accessible charging station for heavy-duty electric trucks. Image: Unsplash/CHUTTERSNAP

California's greenhouse gas emissions are falling
California's greenhouse gas emissions fell 16% 2004-2019. Image: The Conversation/CARB
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