A group of clean energy, business, and public health advocates are pressing the state to adopt California’s rules to cut auto emissions and boost electric vehicle sales.
The initiative is among the most aggressive of existing or proposed strategies to reduce energy consumption in buildings, which are responsible for 70% of the city’s carbon output.
More than 7 in 10 respondents said they strongly or somewhat support their state’s participation in the Transportation and Climate Initiative.
The council is tasked with creating plans to reduce emissions by 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2050 from 1990 levels.
In the shadow of an Xcel Energy nuclear power plant, the Minnesota reservation plans to make a big investment in solar, a microgrid, and energy efficiency.