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 >

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 >

Silicon Valley Leadership Group to Receive CLCV Environmental Award

Jun 1, 2016

On June 9th, CLCV will honor the Silicon Valley Leadership Group with our Environmental Leadership Award.

The Leadership Group is a public policy business trade organization founded in 1977 by HP co-founder David Packard. SInce then, the organization has played an important role in shaping the Silicon Valley and in crafting regional, state, and federal solutions to improve the area’s economy. Read More >

Oil Industry Trying to "Buy" California Elections

May 6, 2016

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

Big Oil's Candidate in SD27 is Janice Kamenir-Reznik

May 3, 2016

In case you haven’t heard, the California Dental Association just spent $50,000 on a poll and a mailer for Senate District 27 candidate Janice Kamenir-Reznik. At first glance you just think maybe she’s the poster child for good oral hygiene, but there’s something much more devious at play. It turns out that the dentists are acting as the innocent face for the real source of the money: oil conglomerate Chevron. 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 >

Governor signs sweeping climate change bill into law

Oct 7, 2015

It's a great day to be a Californian! Governor Brown signed landmark climate bill SB 350. Read More >

In California, the Oil Empire Strikes Back

Sep 15, 2015

We have the best legislature money can buy, and Big Oil just proved it.

The oil industry used their limitless war chest to fund a multi-million dollar fear-mongering campaign against two major climate proposals, ending the 2015 legislative session with two huge victories for their profits and two devastating losses for our future. But that’s not the whole story, as I’ll explain in a moment. Read More >

California Legislature Passes Historic Climate Bill

Sep 10, 2015

California just made climate history once again. Late Friday night, California lawmakers took the final vote on a major climate change bill SB 350 – and it passed.

In other words, California just passed the boldest, farthest reaching climate change legislation in the nation. SB 350 passed thanks to the tremendous outpouring of grassroots support and activism. Read More >

 
 
 

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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.