“The West is on fire, our hair should be on fire,” Granholm said. “If this [report] isn’t an exclamation point, if this isn’t a flashing code red on the fact that we have to act with urgency, I don’t know what is.”
A banner takeaway from the report, she noted: We still have time to stave off catastrophic warming this century. And doing so, she said, requires major infrastructure upgrades.
“We have got to get clean energy technology on our transmission grid,” Granholm said.
Residential solar, she added, is crucial to meeting the Biden administration’s goal of 100% clean electricity by 2035.
“Solar is part of the lowest hanging fruit of how we’re going to…