Groundswell: CLCV Blog

Jun 4, 2018

Trying to figure out how to vote in Tuesday's election? We’ve got you covered!

Each election the CLCV team carefully reviews the propositions on the ballot, analyzes their environmental impacts, and makes recommendations on how our members can vote.

May 2, 2018

This is important. Corporate polluters including Chevron, Valero, and Dow Chemical have already spent $107,000 to try to buy a single legislative seat, and they still have more than half a million dollars left in their “dark money” PAC. If history is any indication, this is just a taste of what’s to come. That’s right, it’s election season in California again, and these special interests are perfectly on cue.

Mar 7, 2018

We're sounding the alarm: President Trump has put the fate of our nation's most pristine coastlines in serious danger.

Feb 15, 2018

Last week CLCV hosted our 2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum in Huntington Park along with our allies CBE Action, CEJA Action, and United Food and Commercial Workers.

Nov 14, 2017

We're excited to invite you to this year’s Southern California Environmental Leadership Awards.

Oct 20, 2017

Last month, the US House of Representatives passed legislation to slash the EPA’s budget by $500 million. Now the Senate is moving to consider the same cuts and needs to hear from you! 

Oct 19, 2017

Sunday night was the deadline for Governor Brown to sign or veto bills, and with so much happening in the past month, we wanted to update you on some of the highlights and lowlights of the end of the legislative session and the governor’s actions.

Sep 6, 2017

Our national parks and monuments are under unprecedented attacks from the Trump administration. First, the administration proposed drastic budget cuts for the Department of the Interior, which manages many of our parks, public lands, and resources.

Sep 5, 2017

If you’re anything like me, you spent most this long weekend huddled by a fan, inside an air-conditioned movie theater, or in search of ice cream -- trying desperately to find any way to escape this sweltering heat. With almost no success. 

Aug 17, 2017

California has long been a leader in clean energy, but now we have the opportunity to set a bold, new standard: 100% renewable and carbon-free power.


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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.