News Release | Environment California

Senator McCain’s Nuclear Plan: An Economic and Environmental Disaster

Senator John McCain’s plan to build up to a 100 new nuclear reactors could cost taxpayers an estimated $280 billion and present significant risk for the economy and the public, while doing little to solve America’s energy problems, according to a new report by Environment California.

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.

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.

News Release | Environment California

National Renewable Electricity Standard Would Create Jobs, Save Consumers Billions, Cut Millions of Tons of Pollution; New UCS Report Documents Economic Benefits for California

A national renewable electricity standard requiring utilities to increase their use of wind, solar and other renewable energy sources would generate 16,000 news jobs in California, lower electric and natural gas bills, and slash global warming pollution, according to a new Union of Concerned Scientists analysis released today by Environment California. UCS examined the impact of a proposed national standard on the nation as a whole and on 20 states, including California.

News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Group Calls for More Solar Power

Environment California Research & Policy Center released a report today on solar water heating technologies along with a coalition of policy makers, environmental groups and businesses.

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