June 21, 2024

Gavin Newsom

Caltrans Signs $127M Deal for Hydrogen-powered Trains

The California agency is buying six hydrogen-powered passenger trains, building on an earlier order of four of the zero-emission vehicles from Stadler Rail.

The Breakthrough Institute
Diablo Canyon Secures $1.1B DOE Award to Support Operations
The 2,200-MW PG&E plant will be the first recipient of federal funds being made available to shore up operations at U.S. nuclear plants that face imminent closure.
California Governor's Office
Newsom Budget Would Trim Calif. Climate Spending
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed a budget that further shrinks the $54 billion California Climate Commitment to $48.3 billion, while spreading spending over seven years rather than five.
Sen. Scott Wiener
California Climate Reporting Requirement Paves Way While SEC Delays
California’s new climate reporting requirements are being carefully designed to minimize duplication of efforts once the SEC catches up.
Office of Gov. Gavin Newsom
In China, Newsom Meets with Xi, Other Leaders to Build Climate ‘Bridge’
The California governor met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing to bolster climate cooperation between his state and the People’s Republic of China
United Nations
Calif. Governor: ‘Climate Crisis is a Fossil Fuel Crisis’
Saying that 'humanity has opened the gates of hell,' UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for an end to subsidies for fossil fuels worldwide and a phaseout of all coal-fired generation in well-off countries by 2030.
Calif. Sues Oil Majors over Climate Impacts
The lawsuit says the companies knowingly contributed to climate-related harms in the state.
New California Law to Give State Power to Procure Renewable Energy
In a move expected to boost offshore wind development, the California legislature passed a bill that would give the state authority to buy certain types of clean energy.
Office of Gov. Gavin Newsom
California, Australia Forge Climate Pact
Faced with similar threats from climate change, California and Australia have agreed to battle the climate crisis together.
Element Resources
Newsom Orders up Hydrogen Strategy for California
Gov. Gavin Newsom issued instructions to develop a hydrogen strategy for the state, which is competing for a share of $8 billion from the IIJA dedicated to clean hydrogen.

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