Charlie Baker, governor of Massachusetts, recently signed a climate bill that plans to greatly reduce carbon emissions in the state over the next 30 years, reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. The bill plans to reduce emissions by splitting it into six sectors: electricity, transportation, residential buildings, commercial and industrial buildings, industrial processes and natural gas distribution. The state will tackle reduction sector by sector. If everything goes to plan, by 2030, Massachusetts will have limited carbon emissions to 50% of that in 1990. Although Massachusetts had previously taken steps to reduce carbon emissions, they were ultimately unsuccessful, but this new law provides a bright future for the state.

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