Our country’s reliance on fossil fuels is leaving millions of Americans with polluted air to breathe.
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You have the power: how to electrify your home with new tax credits
How to weatherize your home
It’s time for power plants to clean up their act
Electric buses may be coming to a city near you
New study projects health benefits of rapid renewables & EV adoption
Lawn care goes electric
Recording of Road to 100% Renewable Energy with Dr. Mark Jacobson
The Biden administration has released $1 billion in funding for urban trees. Here’s why that matters.
Green schools guide
The missing link in Biden’s climate agenda: letting older trees grow
OAKLAND, CA-- A coalition of groups, including Environment California, Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club, Wild Heritage and more launched an effort Tuesday called the Climate Forests campaign. It will focus on protecting older and mature trees on federal lands that are most critical in the fight against climate change.
Are gas stoves bad for the climate?
The climate enemy you didn’t realize was hiding in your kitchen.
What is the difference between hybrid cars, plug-in hybrid cars, and electric cars?
Most people aren’t familiar with the tech under the hood of cleaner cars. So what is the difference between hybrid cars, plug-in hybrid cars, electric cars and hydrogen fuel cell cars?
More than 120,000 solar supporters tell Gov. Newsom: Save rooftop solar
As the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) prepares a preliminary decision on the future of rooftop solar, Environment California Research & Policy Center and over a hundred solar supporters, including consumers, affordable housing advocates, faith leaders, environmentalists, conservationists and climate activists delivered a petition signed by more than 120,000 Californians to officials at the California State Capitol urging the CPUC and Gov. Gavin Newsom to protect the state’s net metering program.
New electric vehicle toolkit for California’s local governments shows how to act locally on cleaning up transportation
Sacramento, CA -- As leaders from across the globe meet at the United Nations’ COP26 conference on climate change this week, Environment California Research & Policy Center, CalPIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group are releasing a new report that shows how local governments in California can pave the way for cleaner transportation through tools and policies that support the growing adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). With transportation being the number one source of global warming emissions in the United States and in California, transitioning to EVs must be a key part of any plan to reduce climate pollution and this toolkit offers a roadmap to reaching that goal.