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 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 >

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 >

Rep. Dan Lungren Newest Member of "Flat Earth Five"

Jul 31, 2012

Just announced: Congressman Dan Lungren is the newest member of the national League of Conservation Voters' "Flat Earth Five."

LCV today named Rep. Dan Lungren (CA-3) to their new $1.5 million “Flat Earth Five” campaign, which aims to defeat five climate change deniers in the U.S. House of Representatives this election cycle. As part of the program, LCV will work to defeat Rep. Lungren, who has claimed that “ideological bias” is driving efforts to combat climate change. 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 >

Conservative weatherman accepts climate change

Mar 30, 2012

A moderate Minnesota meteorologist acknowledges climate change in a widely republished blog post. 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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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.