Candidates Take Note: New Poll Shows Independent Voters are Environmentalists

Dec 19, 2011

Listen up, candidates for office in California: Independent voters care about the environment. Read More >

Environmental Champions Honored in West Hollywood

Dec 8, 2011

It's a rare thing during these challenging times for California's and the nation's environment: pausing for one night to celebrate our victories and the leaders that make them possible. Read More >

Dedicated to a Better World: Wendy James

Nov 29, 2011

Wendy James is a force to be reckoned with: she is President and founder of The Better World Group, served on the CLCV Board of Directors for a decade, and was President of the nonprofit Environmental Media Association, among other positions. Read More >

Keystone XL Pipeline on Hold

Nov 14, 2011

Celebration should be called for only once the proposal is completely off of the table. Read More >

How did your legislator perform on the environment in 2011?

Nov 9, 2011

Are you ready to know their scores and take action? Today the team at CLCV released our annual California Environmental Scorecard today, one year prior to the 2012 election. The record of the year’s most important environmental votes (available at http://www.ecovote.org/scorecard/2011-scorecard) reveals how members of the state legislature and Governor Jerry Brown performed on the environment in the 2011 legislative session. Read More >

What does it mean to have an environmental champion as governor?

Oct 26, 2011

What does it mean to have a strong environmental champion as governor of California?

Readers of this blog and CLCV’s annual Environmental Scorecard  are familiar with this story: Over the last several years, Governor Jerry Brown’s predecessor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, captivated the international media with a reputation as California’s “green” governor while bewildering and frustrating many advocates for the environment here at home in the Golden State. Read More >

How did the environment do in the 2011 legislative session?

Oct 12, 2011

Governor Brown showed he believes a clean environment & a strong economy go hand-in-hand. Read More >

Governor Brown vetoes another pro-transit bill

Sep 28, 2011

On Monday Governor Brown vetoed AB 650, which would have helped identify solutions to California’s transit funding crisis. Read More >

CA legislative session wraps up, environmental priority bills await action by Governor Brown

Sep 13, 2011

This has been a busy year for environmental advocates in the State Capitol, and though the legislative session wrapped up last Friday (well, very early Saturday morning), there's still plenty of work to do to ensure Governor Jerry Brown signs our priority bills. Read More >

Senate passes BPA ban, many environmental bills still in play

Sep 1, 2011

It's been a busy couple of weeks in the state legislature! There have been plenty of ups and downs, and there's still more than a week for bills to be passed out of their second houses. Read More >

 
 
 

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