Covering the passage of SB 100, a California bill requiring 100% of the state’s electricity to come from zero-carbon sources by 2045, James Temple at MIT Technology Review spoke with Near Zero’s Danny Cullenward:

On Tuesday evening, the California Assembly passed a bill requiring 100 percent of the state’s electricity to come from carbon-free sources by the end of 2045, putting one of the world’s most aggressive clean-energy policies on track for the governor’s desk.

Given the size of California’s economy and the bill’s ambitions, it “would be the most important climate law in US history,” says Danny Cullenward, an energy economist and lawyer at the Carnegie Institution for Science.

Read the full article, “California advances an ambitious climate policy that should be a model for the world” by James Temple, on the MIT Technology Review website.