Newsom’s New Climate Targets Include Offshore Wind but Exclude New Natural Gas
Governor requests new actions and goals added to the 2022 Scoping Plan that include increasing the offshore wind target to 20 gigawatts and avoiding new natural gas plants during energy transition.
Governor Gavin Newsom outlined new more ambitious climate targets at an accelerated pace. This involves new targets for renewable energy, clean buildings, carbon removal, and clean fuels in the transportation sector. Newsom also announced the launch of a new climate dashboard, which highlights state climate action and progress toward key targets.