Women and environmental candidates

Oct 27, 2010

Watch a post-Women's Conference webcast with Sen. Sheila Kuehl, CLCV's Lindsay Bubar, and others discussing the environment & women's issues. Read More >

Cal State Los Angeles Student Leader Joel Francis 1, Dirty Energy Billionaire Charles Koch 0

Oct 26, 2010

Student and veteran Joel Francis is challenging Kansas oil magnate Charles Koch to debate Prop 23. Read More >

Newsom's new ad spotlights opponent's terrible voting record

Oct 14, 2010

Gavin Newsom, CLCV's candidate for Lt. governor has a new ad that spotlight's Abel Maldonado's terrible environmental voting record via CLCV's scorecard. Read More >

2010 Legislative wrap-up

Sep 23, 2010

In the 2010 California Legislative session that recently ended, CLCV helped pass a variety of significant environmental legislation, including important wins on climate change and dangerous toxins.  Just as important, we successfully thwarted an unprecedented number of bad bills pushed by polluters, many of which tried to use the recession as an excuse to weaken enforcement of environmental protection. Read More >

Carly Fiorina's latest flip-flop: She DOES have a position on Prop 23

Sep 3, 2010

Today, Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina endorsed an oil-company funded ballot initiative that seeks to kill California's landmark global warming and clean energy law. Over the next several days and weeks, please help spread the word about these two important things: Carly Fiorina and Prop 23 would be TERRIBLE for California's environment and air quality, our clean energy future, and our economy. Both are supported by out-of-state, polluting fossil fuel interests. We should reject them both at the ballot box in November. Read More >

In the great Senate debate, it's Boxer 1, Fiorina 0

Sep 2, 2010

In last night's debate Senator Barbara Boxer made clear what was at stake in November's U.S. Senate election: California's clean energy future. Without a doubt, re-electing Barbara Boxer will help keep the dream alive, but electing Carly Fiorina would be a nightmare. Read More >

When Somebody Yells "Tort Reform" Think About Your Health

Jul 7, 2010

Hooker Chemical/Love Canal, NY. Exxon Valdez/Prince William Sound, AK. PG&E/Hinkley, CA. These sorry pairings are the benighted places impacted by greed-driven pollution that endangered lives and livelihoods. These are also places where remedy and redress was driven not by government, but by trial attorneys successfully litigating on behave of aggrieved communities. These pairings represent a tiny fraction of the many corporation-versus-community battles fought in the nation's courts by private practice attorneys. The American Association for Justice has just released a report on the impact of trial attorneys on protecting the environment. It is well worth reading. Read More >

Obama on the Environment: A Quick Look at What Was Said in the State of the Union Address

Feb 10, 2010

With America facing the serious repercussions from our years of inaction around climate change and energy instability, President Obama focused on these critical issues early in his State of the Union address.  Keeping to his line of bipartisanship that he established during his election campaign, Obama offered a mix of solutions to these crises.  But by trying to please everyone just enough, will he be able to bring people from across the aisle together to pass the real solutions that we need so badly need?

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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.

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