Victory: California enacts historic climate legislation

Aug 25, 2016

Great news! While gridlock in Congress prevents meaningful action on climate change, the California Assembly just voted to pass SB 32 and a companion bill, AB 197, opening a new chapter in California’s bold commitment to reduce climate pollution. These historic climate legislations represent our single greatest step forward to honor our commitments to the Paris Climate Agreement. Read More >

Dolores Huerta Honored with CLCV Environmental Award

Jun 1, 2016

CLCV is thrilled to honor Dolores Clara Fernández Huerta, a renowned labor leader and civil rights activist, at our annual Environmental Leadership Awards on June 9th.

Huerta is co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW). Read More >

CLCV Honors Senator Barbara Boxer at Annual Gala

Jun 1, 2016

CLCV will honor Senator Barbara Boxer with the Byron Sher Lifetime Achievement Award at our annual Environmental Leadership Awards in San Francisco on June 9, 2016.  Read More >

Vien Truong to receive CLCV Environmental Leadership Award on June 9

Jun 1, 2016

Vien Truong will receive CLCV's Environmental Leadership Award at our annual San Francisco gala on June 9th. Read More >

Oil Industry Trying to "Buy" California Elections

May 6, 2016

They're ba-ack! (Actually, they never left). Read More >

Making History: Paris Climate Agreement Signed on Earth Day

Apr 22, 2016

Last month, we urged our supporters to sign a petition asking President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to sign the Paris climate agreement on behalf of the United States. Great news: John Kerry and other world leaders from nearly 170 countries signed the agreement at the United Nations today in honor of Earth Day.

Thanks to CLCV supporters and climate activists around the world, the momentum of climate action that started in Paris last year continues—appropriately—on Earth Day! Read More >

Gas leak permanently capped!

Feb 18, 2016

Huge news: State officials say the Aliso Canyon gas leak has now been permanently capped. Per the Los Angeles Times: Read More >

Urge lawmakers to support ingredient disclosure for household products!

Jan 21, 2016

What’s really in all these cleaning products? [Update: AB 708 failed on the Assembly floor on January 28th, but we will continue to work for disclosure of chemical in household products.] Read More >

LA Gas Leak: tell lawmakers to pass emergency legislation now!

Jan 19, 2016

A massive gas leak on the outskirts of Los Angeles has been spewing climate pollution since October 2015. The leak has raised public health concerns, driven thousands of families from their homes, and has significant impacts on California’s progress on limiting greenhouse gas pollution that contributes to climate change. Read More >

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice Honored at CLCV Environmental Leadership Awards

Nov 10, 2015

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice (EYCEJ) is an environmental health and justice non-profit organization working towards a safe and healthy environment for communities that are disproportionately suffering the negative impacts of industrial pollution. EYCEJ recognizes and promotes full and authentic community participation in making policies that affect them directly, promoting the implementation of Environmental Justice guidelines for local, state, and federal governments and agencies as well as industry. Read More >


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2016 California Environmental Scorecard

New for the 2016 legislative session: The 43rd annual California Environmental Scorecard rates elected officials on 2016, another successful year for the environment in spite of heavy opposition from polluting industry.

Find out how your legislators did in 2016 in CLCV's California Environmental Scorecard.