Democracy For Polluters, By Polluters?

Mar 7, 2012

In 2010, the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United case opened the floodgates to unlimited spending by corporations in our elections. Shockingly, the court held that the First Amendment prohibited the government from restricting political expenditures by corporations. Read More >

National Environmental Scorecard: Did your member of Congress vote to protect or harm the environment?

Feb 7, 2012

Today, CLCV joined the national League of Conservation Voters (LCV) in releasing the 2011 National Environmental Scorecard. Read More >

CLCV Supports Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

Jan 11, 2012

CLCV is proud to announce our support for a Constitutional Amendment to overturn the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United. Read More >

Eco-Resolutions for 2012

Jan 4, 2012

This week marks the first of the new year, and for many of us working to protect the environment, it's a time to think about not just talking the "green" talk, but walking the "green" walk.

Most New Year's resolutions are personal goals. Engaging in the annual exercise makes us ask ourselves: how can I make this year better than the last? How can I be a better person, a better citizen, a better friend, parent, son, daughter, or mentor? How can I live a better life than in the previous year? Read More >

Candidates Take Note: New Poll Shows Independent Voters are Environmentalists

Dec 19, 2011

Listen up, candidates for office in California: Independent voters care about the environment. Read More >

Environmental Champions Honored in West Hollywood

Dec 8, 2011

It's a rare thing during these challenging times for California's and the nation's environment: pausing for one night to celebrate our victories and the leaders that make them possible. Read More >

CLCV Announces 2012 Endorsements for State Assembly and Senate

Nov 18, 2011

It's time to announce CLCV's 2012 endorsements! Read More >

How did your legislator perform on the environment in 2011?

Nov 9, 2011

Are you ready to know their scores and take action? Today the team at CLCV released our annual California Environmental Scorecard today, one year prior to the 2012 election. The record of the year’s most important environmental votes (available at reveals how members of the state legislature and Governor Jerry Brown performed on the environment in the 2011 legislative session. Read More >

Attorney General Kamala Harris Sues Plastic Bottle Companies

Nov 3, 2011

Do you ever see outrageously false and misleading claims made by companies about their products and wonder why no one has sued them to make them stop? Diet pills and other products that promise to take the pounds off in weeks easily come to mind. Read More >


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2018 California Environmental Scorecard

New for the 2018 legislative session: The 45th annual California Environmental Scorecard rates elected officials on 2018, another successful year for the environment in spite of heavy opposition from polluting industry.

Find out how your legislators did in 2018 in CLCV's California Environmental Scorecard.