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G.R.E.E.N. <br />..,,...—.,.,o.,...A, <br />C A M P A I G N <br />.NEIGII601W0UD <br />�%\rrr I k T Ir4k <br />IMPNA' <br />STAND O The Climate <br />Reality Project <br />.earth ORANGE COUNTY, CA CHAPTER Citizens' Climate Lobby <br />August 10, 2021 <br />The City of Santa Ana <br />20 Civic Center Plaza <br />Santa Ana,CA92701 <br />Via email <br />SUBJECT: Governor Newsom's accelerated climate goals for California <br />Dear Hon. Mayor Sarmiento, Mayor Pro Tern Penaloza, Councilmember Bacerra, Councilmember <br />Hernandez, Councilmember Lopez, Councilmember Mendoza and Councilmember Phan, <br />As a coalition of organizations and advocates dedicated to climate and social justice in Santa <br />Ana, we want to make you aware of some exciting news with important relevance to the climate <br />resolution currently under consideration by the council. <br />On July 9, Governor Newsom announced that he requested the California Public Utilities <br />Commission (CPUC) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) to accelerate California's <br />progress toward its nation -leading climate goals. At the Governor's request, CARB will evaluate <br />pathways for the state to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035 — in advance of the 2045 target — <br />including strategies to reduce fossil fuel demand and supply. The CPUC will work to establish a <br />more ambitious greenhouse gas emissions target for electricity procurement by 2030, <br />stepping up the state's pace in achieving zero carbon electricity. Earlier this year, the Governor <br />1 <br />