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Bottoms Up

Terry Tamminen | Posted 12.07.2016 | Green
Terry Tamminen

Pledges from national governments alone may not be sufficient to solve this global existential challenge -- they must be backed up by action.

California Leads the Way Forward, Again

Rep. Alan Lowenthal | Posted 06.03.2015 | Green
Rep. Alan Lowenthal

While many members of Congress remain wary of the costs of reducing climate change pollution, they need look no further than the largest state economy in our nation for a perfect example of how to take action.

Good News About Your Electric Bill

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green

No, that $35 credit on your electric bill wasn't an April Fool's joke. Starting yesterday, millions of California residents and businesses are finally...

Let California Show the World How

Jennifer Gennari | Posted 02.13.2012 | San Francisco
Jennifer Gennari

Climate talks are moving more slowly than glaciers now. Rather than wait, elected officials and local advocates have taken matters into their own hands. And the newest innovator on the block is the City of Mountain View.

The Law of Unintended Consequences

Terry Tamminen | Posted 10.04.2011 | Green
Terry Tamminen

When the federal government abrogates its duties under the Clean Air Act or Clean Water Act, does that mean that impacted communities just go along with it?

He'll Be Back

Terry Tamminen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Terry Tamminen

Arnold Schwarzenegger's legacy as arguably the greenest chief executive in our country's history will rival Mr. Universe titles and box office championships.

An Enemy of the People: Texas Money vs. Clean Air

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Burnett

Polls now show that opponents of California's anti-environment ballot initiative outnumber supporters by eleven points. But there are still many undecided voters and the barrage of polluter-funded deceptive ads is just starting.

I Can See Clearly Now... Not!?

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

As the old cars are scrapped and the age of our national fleet is modernized, the improvement in the air we breathe continues. Sometimes "legislating technology" can actually work.

Vets vs. Big Oil: Prop 23 in California

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

The overwhelming majority of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans not only see our dependence on oil as a security threat, but believe that we need to pass clean energy legislation.

Texas Oil Companies Invade California

Kamala D. Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kamala D. Harris

Texas oil companies want to stop California before we can really implement AB 32, our landmark climate change legislation.

Co-Author of Report Cited by AB 32 Opponents Backs Away From Findings

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Kim

The move by Republicans and polluters to suspend or kill AB 32, California's Global Warming Solutions Act, was dealt a devastating blow on Friday.

NOVA's "The Big Energy Gamble": The Challenge of Climate Narratives

Ben Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Carmichael

This is the problem of narrating climate change: it lacks the natural elements that make for a gripping story. Our earth's climate is a reality unfit for reality TV.

A Moment of Truth for the Golden State

Eric Schmidt and Alan Horn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eric Schmidt and Alan Horn

Our companies are not in the energy business, but both of them are making substantial investments in energy efficiency and clean power, not just to be good corporate citizens but because it's good for the bottom line.