URGENT: Speak Up Against Utility’s Effort to Undermine Climate Bill SB 350

URGENT: Speak Up Against Utility's Effort to Undermine Climate Bill SB 350
We’ve been tracking SB 350, which aims to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California in the coming decades. The bill is closely contested in the California Assembly, where it will be voted on in the next few days. Lobbyists and industry stakeholders have been leveraging all their might to fight the bill – or… Read more »

Oil Industry Spreads Deception on Key Climate Bill, SB 350, Going to Vote in Assembly Any Day

Oil Industry Spreads Deception on Key Climate Bill, SB 350, Going to Vote in Assembly Any Day
A mailing about the “California Gas Restriction Act of 2015″ from the “California Drivers Alliance” went out across California in recent weeks. There’s just a few problems – the California Gas Restriction Act of 2015 is not the name of the proposed law, and the California Drivers Alliance is actually a project of WSPA, the… Read more »

​Urgent Climate Action: Tell California Assemblymembers to vote YES for SB 350 & SB 32

​Urgent Climate Action: Tell California Assemblymembers to vote YES for SB 350 & SB 32
Right now, California’s leaders have a chance to move us forward on climate action for decades to come. There are two important bills, SB 32 and SB 350, that need to pass. 350 Bay Area has put together this call to action: California’s climate future hinges on a handful Assembly votes​. ​The California Senate passed… Read more »

Proposed Bills to Take Action on for Health and Environment

Proposed Bills to Take Action on for Health and Environment
Ah, spring in Sacramento: an abundance of Assembly Bills and Senate Bills, young pieces of policy that could become important state laws. This is the time of year that proposed bills make their way through various committees, each committee holding a vote before the bill can go to the next step. As a bill comes… Read more »

Tell California Leaders Today: NO on AB 2145, Yes for Community Choice Energy!

Tell California Leaders Today: NO on AB 2145, Yes for Community Choice Energy!
A new bill going before California State Legislature, AB 2145 would cripple future Community Choice Energy (CCA) programs. CCAs create alternatives to the big utility monopolies, allowing for greater mix of renewable and local energy sources. Established CCAs dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from electricity, helping to meet California’s climate goals that were set in… Read more »