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Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.
External News

PG&E Files for Second Bankruptcy, Ignoring Investor Pleas

As expected, Pacific Gas and Electric filed for bankruptcy recently, capping a months-long debate over how the utility could manage tens of billions in potential wildfire liabilities.
Commentary

5 Things to Look for in the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal means different things to different people. In some ways, that’s part of its appeal. On the other hand, a Green New Deal can’t mean anything anyone wants it to, or it will come to mean nothing at all.
Commentary

California Warms to Solar Homes; Other States May Give a Cold Shoulder

California’s first-in-the-nation requirement that all new homes have solar panels is a giant leap toward its goal of a fossil-free future, but the challenge of managing a surge of electricity to the grid could keep other states — even sun-soaked ones — from following suit.

California Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 7.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 15.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 9.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
232 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
83 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
71 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
85%

of people in California support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+1 of the national average)
(est. 21,625,932 of 25,554,412 adults)

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