Environmental Champions Advance to November General Election

Jun 4, 2014

Great news: Champions for California’s environment were successful in yesterday’s primary election! Read More >

Environmental Proposals Move Forward

May 30, 2014

It’s that time of year when those of us working hard to pass good environmental legislation in California can survey the lay of the land and see what remains in play after the flurry of policy committees and floor votes. Read More >

Critical Fracking Vote This Week, On Heels of Stunning News

May 23, 2014

The movement to impose a moratorium on fracking in California is gaining steam, as the bill goes to the state Senate floor for a vote next week. Read More >

CLCV Chair of the Board Rick Zbur to Lead Equality California

Apr 22, 2014

All of us at the California League of Conservation Voters are thrilled that Rick Zbur, our Chair of the Board and President, has been unanimously elected as the new executive director of Equality California (EQCA), the largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy organization in California. Read More >

Don't Frack California!

Mar 12, 2014

On Saturday, March 15, Californians from across the state will flood the streets of Sacramento to send Governor Brown a clear message: Don't frack California. This will be the largest anti-fracking mobilization in our state's history, and we need you to be there to make sure Governor Brown hears us. Read More >

Why the EPA needs California

Feb 6, 2014

For the first time in our nation's history, the Environmental Protection Agency plans to place limits on carbon pollution for new power plants.

Coal and gas-burning power plants are the top contributors to carbon pollution in the U.S., and yet we have never set a limit on how much pollution they can produce. More than any other contributing factor, reckless carbon pollution is causing worldwide temperatures to rise with dangerous, widespread consequences. Now is our chance to lead the way on the greatest challenge that we, and our children, all face – climate change.

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A New Year, but California's still Fracked

Jan 3, 2014

It's a new year, but California's still fracked. And during the next few days, we have an opportunity to say something about it to those who are supposed to be in charge of oil drilling in California.

There are only a few days left to make a public comment on proposed fracking regulations. We're asking our supporters who are concerned about fracking to tell California's Department of Conservation it's time for a moratorium on fracking in California. Read More >

CLCV Listening Tour: Grapes and groundwater

Nov 7, 2013

Editor's note: Jena Price, CLCV Legislative Affairs Manager, is spending a few weeks on the road meeting with lawmakers in Central and Southern California in their districts to learn more about the environmental issues that are most important to them and their constituents. Today Jena blogs from Fresno and Avenal. Read More >

She won't sit idly under the plum tree

Nov 5, 2013

Today the Environmental Protection Agency held a "listening session" in San Francisco, one of 11 cities hosting such public hearings across the country to "solicit ideas and input from the public and stakeholders about the best Clean Air Act approaches to reducing carbon pollution from existing power plants." More than 100 people were there bright and early on a Tuesday morning, and more arrived during the day, to add their voice to the conversation. 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.