by Ari Natter, World Oil
- The Select Committee on the Climate Crisis convened by Pelosi and chaired by Representative Kathy Castor of Florida, released a 500-page plan that seeks to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, calls for achieving 100% clean vehicles by 2035, and demands an extension of a tax credit that’s successfully boosted the use of solar power
- This plan also sets a goal of achieving net-zero emissions in the electricity sector by 2040 but does not provide a detailed plan
- These plans may not be aggressive enough for Progressive Democrats who have called for the phase-out of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
- New polling from the Pew Research Center shows that nearly two-thirds of Americans believe the federal government is not doing enough to reduce the effects of climate change
The Climate Center’s Climate-Safe California campaign calls for investments and bold policies to support clean mobility, including a phase-out of all gas-powered vehicles.
Read More: https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/6/29/democrats-to-demand-100-emissions-free-vehicles-by-2035
Nina TurnerEnergy Programs and Communications Coordinator
Janina is a graduate of the Energy Management and Design program at Sonoma State University with experience in non-profits that specialize in sustainability and volunteerism.