100 Cities Now Requiring or Encouraging a Switch to Green Buildings

In 2019, Berkeley, Calif. became the first U.S. state to implement a policy aimed eliminating greenhouse gas emissions.

According to Business Insider, similar policies have spread to nearly 100, mostly liberal, municipalities in 11 states that either require or encourage the switch to electric heating, cooling, and cooking, according to an analysis published this month by the Building Decarbonization Coalition. As of this year, one in five Americans — some 72.5 million people — live in areas covered by those policies.

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