Environmental champion Jerry Hill to chair key committee

Mar 7, 2013

Tuesday, Sen. Jerry Hill (97% lifetime score) was appointed to chair a key environmental committee. Read More >

Thank you, California

Nov 7, 2012

Thank you for voting. Thank you for talking to your friends and family about difficult, important issues. Thank you for listening to candidates and asking tough questions, and thank you for using your resources to support environmental protection.

And, most of all, thank you for taking part in another election with important victories for the environment in our great state of California. Read More >

CLCV 2012 Scorecard Reveals Champions and Foes of Environmental Progress

Oct 31, 2012

Today CLCV released its annual California Environmental Scorecard, just days before the November 2012 General Election. The record of the votes (available at www.ecovote.org/scorecard/) reveals how members of the state legislature and Governor Jerry Brown performed on the most important environmental and public health bills in the 2012 legislative session. Read More >

Environmental Justice: Governor Brown signs SB 535 & AB 1532

Oct 1, 2012

In 2006, Californians celebrated the passage of the first comprehensive climate change law in the nation, the California Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32).  One of the goals of AB 32 is to ensure that low-income and minority communities are strengthened by efforts to tackle the climate crisis. Read More >

2012 Legislative Wrap-Up

Sep 5, 2012

Last Friday marked the last day of this legislative session, ending a very busy month for CLCV in the Capitol.

Though CLCV worked on - and worked with you on - many bills this year, we had five top priorities that held true through the year: Read More >

A Capitol Day for Environmental Advocates

Aug 9, 2012

It was a capitol day for dozens of environmental advocates. Read More >

California’s Biggest Greenhouse Gas Emitters

Aug 7, 2012

Ever wonder where you can find California's biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions? Read More >

Tom Adams to receive "Byron Sher" award for environmental leadership

Jun 25, 2012

Tom Adams is hands-down one of California’s most effective environmental leaders.

It's hard to imagine a more deserving recipient of the Byron Sher Lifetime Achievement Award, named for the legendary environmental champion and former state Senator who crafted some of California's -- and the nation's -- key environmental laws.

CLCV will present the award to Tom this week at our annual Environmental Leadership Awards gala. 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 >

Driving home the need for a higher fuel standard

Jan 26, 2012

CLCV Education Fund has been organizing for the past month - along with a coalition of environmental, health, and labor leaders - to generate support for a proposed national cleaner car standard. So it was exciting to see such a large and diverse group of supporters of cleaner cars gather in San Francisco on Tuesday to testify in support of dramatically increasing national fuel efficiency standards at a hearing organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Transportation. 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.