California Extends Nation’s Most Ambitious Climate Change Law

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed

the nation’s most ambitious

climate bill into law Thursday, extending the state’s

climate change

law by 10 years.


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“This is big and I hope it sends a message across the country,” Brown said at the signing ceremony.


Senate Bill 32

requires the state to reduce emissions 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2030 and could give Brown leverage to extend California’s embattled

cap-and-trade program

.

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AP

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Sacramento Bee

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Reuters

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Wall Street Journal

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NPR

,

The Hill

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SF Gate



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