We need to ensure that the new green and biotech industries create jobs for Inland Empire families.
More than 25% of our energy today is renewable.
The next step is to generate 50% of our energy from clean sources by 2030 with a goal to achieve 100% renewable. This will require scientific research, innovative technologies, cutting edge manufacturing facilities—and political courage. But what state is better equipped to do this than California? And what better place to take part in this effort than the Inland Empire, which already is one of the highest producers of solar power?
To support these efforts, I will continue to work in the Assembly to:
The proof is in the pudding. California has passed some of the toughest pollution controls in the world and is a US leader in lowering CO2 emissions. At the same time, our economy has grown and new jobs were created in green industries.