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Brown signs array of bills to protect planet from climate change

September 14, 2018 by Abhay Sharma

(Source: San francisco chronicle) With his highly touted international summit on global warming serving as a backdrop, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a raft of bills Thursday in San Francisco that seek to put more electric vehicles on the road and demand that ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft deploy cleaner, greener cars. The signing of the eight bills coincides with the three-day Global Climate Action Summit this week in San Francisco. The laws are intended to reduce heat-trapping pollution in the transportation sector, a dirty part of the economy that has proved much harder to clean up than power plants and heavy industry. About half of the state’s greenhouse gas emissions come from cars, trucks and other forms of transport. Read full article…

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