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California's energy policies generates funding for renewable energy, via @USGBC

California's energy policies generates funding for renewable energy, via @USGBC

California could be the first major economy in the world to abandon fossil fuels as its primary energy source. California’s strategic energy policies foster an economic climate which generates funding for renewable energy, energy efficiency and innovative technology. In particular, proceeds from the state’s cap and trade auctions, mandates on utilities and the attraction of venture capital are funding renewable energy generation, energy efficiency measures in our buildings, and the implementation of clean transportation programs. As a result, we are in an era of exceptional economic opportunities for cities and local governments. Although California leads the nation in energy efficiency and renewable energy, California cities lead the nation in the need to reduce traffic and air pollution. California cities top the American Lung Association’s list of the most polluted citi...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/new-sustainability-report-r...

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