California regulators this week approved a key part of the state’s plan to meet its electricity sector greenhouse-gas reduction targets. The decision illustrates just how hard it is to accurately plan today for outcomes a decade out — and just how much uncertainty remains in the methods used to get there.
California’s Uncertain Path to Its 2030 Carbon Emission Target
The state must cut its emissions dramatically by the end of the decade. What that means in practical terms is still very much up in the air.