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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

News Release | Environment California

Presidential Candidates Urged To Commit America To A Clean Energy Future

This paper lays out twelve achievable yet ambitious actions – ranging from increasing energy efficiency to installing more solar power – which the next president should, at a minimum, take within the first 100 days in office to put America on the clean energy path.

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Report | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Driving Towards A New Energy Future

Legislation to increase Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE)standards for cars and trucks was included in the Senate energy bill (H.R. 6) that was passed in June of this year, marking the first time in over thirty years that either House of Congress has passed an increase in CAFE standards.

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News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

New Report Documents California's Outstanding Clean Energy Leadership

The State of California has been rated a gold star for its outstanding leadership in promoting clean energy and global warming solutions, according to a report released today by Environment California Research & Policy Center.

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Rebates for solar water heaters signed by governor

California's effort to draw more of its power from the sun took a new direction Friday when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed legislation to spend $250 million over the next 10 years on rebates for solar water heaters.

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Environmental bills' fate in governor's hands

Environmentalists and industry officials alike are waiting for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to act this week on a stack of environmental bills that would do everything from requiring "green" building standards on new construction to banning potentially hazardous chemicals in children's toys.

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