California Assemblyman Proposes Banning Sales of Fossil-Fueled Vehicles in 2040


Additionally, Assemblyman Ting said, “We’re at an inflection point: we’ve got to address the harmful emissions that cause climate change.  Achieving the goal of electrification of transportation is crucial for the health of our people and the planet.”

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At present, almost 40 percent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in California are coming from vehicles powered by fossil fuels.

Billionaire Tom Steyer supports Clean Cars 2040 Act

Billionaire hedge fund manager Tom Steyer supports the Clean Cars 2040 Act. He believes that California needs to “take action to accelerate the transition to 100% clean vehicles.”

Steyer stressed, “Dirty vehicles are the largest source of carbon emissions in California –polluting the air and water for millions across the state.”

In addition, he said the legislation is necessary to protect Californian’s health and create good-paying clean energy jobs. It will also boost the state’s role as a global climate leader.

Furthermore, Steyer said, “If we want to seriously combat climate change…we need to invest in clean, zero emission transportation.”