Environmental Advocates Honor Southern California Green Champions

Dec 3, 2010

Oh what a night! There were a lot of folks with hoarse voices this morning in the wake of the California League of Conservation Voters’ 17th annual Environmental Leadership Awards at the W Hotel in Westwood.

This event is usually quite the schmooze-fest for environmental, business, labor, health and political leaders. This year the quality of honorees and guests alike guaranteed that the gala event more than lived up to its reputation. Read More >

Election Results: "Don't mess with California!"

Nov 3, 2010

On Election Day, environmental voters spoke loud and clear. Read More >

Californians on the Governor's Race

Oct 28, 2010

Californians talk about what they want in a greener governor--watch the video inside. Read More >

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 >

Meg Whitman won’t vote to kill the state's climate law; “she just wants to cut off its oxygen supply”

Sep 24, 2010

It seems like everyone was talking about Whitman’s announcement this week that she had finally made a decision to vote “No” on Proposition 23, also known as the “Dirty Energy Proposition.” Prop 23 would effectively repeal California’s first-in-the-nation climate change solutions law, also known as AB 32. But Whitman’s announcement didn’t quite get the response she had hoped for. Here are a few responses to Whitman’s announcement that she would oppose Prop 23 but still call for a year-long moratorium on California’s climate and clean energy law: 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 >

 
 
 

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