‘Finally Some Good News Out of Washington’: Nation’s Capital to Go 100% Renewable by 2032

DC will get 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2032. Glow Images, Inc / Getty Images Washington, DC made history Tuesday when its council voted unanimously to transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2032, the Huffington Post reported . The commitment is part of the Clean Energy DC Omnibus Act of 2018 , which also includes measures to reduce emissions from buildings and transportation and gives the nation’s capital the most comprehensive climate policy of any city in the country. "This bill should be a boost to advocates nationwide," DC campaign director for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network Action Fund Camila Thorndike said in a statement reported by the Huffington Post. "Finally some good news out of Washington. We did it." As Trump backtracks, local DC legislators are leading the nation. @DCclimate just passed the most ambitions clean… https://t.co/oXYhyvJybD — CCAN Action Fund (@CCANActionFund) 1545169374.0 Campaigners and supporters touted the bill as an act of defiance against one of DC’s most famous residents, current President Donald Trump , who is infamous for denying climate change and promoting fossil fuels . "The guy in the house a couple of blocks away has abdicated complete leadership in […]

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