The world’s fifth largest economy is committing to 100% clean energy! The state of California’s electricity will be carbon-free by 2045.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: JOEL BACH and DREW MAGRATTEN
WRITERS: MATT ROSENBAUM and DREW MAGRATTEN
SCRIPT EDITORS: JOEL BACH and JOSH FUTTERSAK
VIDEO EDITOR: ETHAN DAVID
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