United States

Joined the Under2 Coalition in 2015
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Net zero government

State or regional governments publicly committed to achieving net zero emissions within their jurisdictions by 2050 or earlier

GDP: US$ 3.89 trillion Population: 39 million

Member actions


Net zero target by 2045

Climate leadership showcase


Climate leadership showcase

The next chapter of California’s advanced clean cars regulations: A leader among states in the realm of climate ambition, California has paved the way in setting both zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) rules and low-emission vehicle (LEV) standards since the California Air and Resources Board (CARB) adopted the first LEV regulation in 1990

California’s 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards: Natural gas currently makes up about half of building energy demand, to transition the building sector away from natural gas by mid-century and to support the carbon neutrality goal, California recently proposed the 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards which require new homes to be equipped with circuits and panels that support all-electric appliances for heating, cooking and drying clothes.

California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) Program: California’s effort on decarbonizing the electricity sector can be seen through the Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) Program. The RPS mandates that 60% of electricity retail sales must be served by renewable resources by 2030.

California Climate Investments program funded with proceeds from the State’s Cap-and-Trade GHG emissions reduction program aims to benefit the most environmentally impacted communities and support low-income Californians invest in green technology.

The Cap-and-Trade Program is a key element of California’s strategy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Oil and Natural Gas Production, Processing, and Storage

Stationary Hydrofluorocarbon Reduction Measures

Governor Newsom Takes Action to Phase Out Oil Extraction in California