Hawaii just passed a law that plans to make the state carbon neutral by 2045

The plan is the most ambitious emissions reduction and renewable energy plan of any state in the country.

By Adele Peters, Fast Company.

In a little less than three decades, Hawaii plans to be carbon neutral–the most ambitious climate goal in the United States. Governor David Ige signed a bill today committing to make the state fully carbon neutral by 2045, along with a second bill that will use carbon offsets to help fund planting trees throughout Hawaii. A third bill requires new building projects to consider how high sea levels will rise in their engineering decisions.