TITLE

California Puts on the Brakes

AUTHOR(S)
Millard-Bail, Adam
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Planning;May2007, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the effort of the state of California to target the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. According to sources, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, however, had set an 80% reduction below 1990 levels by 2050. Meanwhile, the California Energy Commission states that with 41% of the total, transportation accounts for the largest single share of the state's greenhouse gas emissions. The Governor's Climate Action Team identified vehicle efficiency, biofuels, and planning measures to cut 70 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent per year, as part of an overall program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 174 million tons per year by 2020. Key information is presented.
ACCESSION #
25027795

 

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