┬áCalifornia lawmakers on Thursday voted to extend the life of the state’s only nuclear power plant by five years, and approved several other measures to bolster the state’s already aggressive climate change policies and shore up its fragile power sector. The set of bills mark a victory for Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom, who had made a push in recent weeks to pass climate legislation that could match Congress’ approval last month of the biggest climate change law in U.S. history. It also bolsters the administration of President Joe Biden, which is seeking to subsidize financially strapped nuclear power plants to delay their retirements and keep clean power online, and rally support for ambitious climate action. Among the series of […]