News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Bay Area Solar Companies Lead Nation in Job Growth, Fighting Global Warming

Environmental groups, clean energy experts and local businesses gathered today to release a report that maps out how clean energy solutions can make a dramatic difference in the fight against a warming planet as well as the struggle to revive a cooling economy.

Report | Environment California Research & Policy Center

The Way Forward on Global Warming, Vol. 1

By adopting a suite of clean energy policies at the local, state and federal levels, the United States could curb emissions of carbon dioxide from energy use by as much as 20 percent by 2020 and 34 percent by 2030 (compared with 2005 levels).

News Release | Environment California

Solar Water Heating Incentive Program

SACRAMENTO -- This month, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced the creation of a new low-income solar water heating incentive program under the California Solar Initiative (CSI)-Thermal Program.

News Release | Environment California

Governor Brown Signs Two Important Solar Power Bills

On a dependably sunny morning at Fowler Elementary School, Governor Jerry Brown signed key bills that will keep California a world-class solar power leader. 

News Release | Environment California

Environmentalists, Walnut Creek Residents Rally to End Wasteful Subsidies to Oil

As the debate in Congress rages over federal spending, citizens of Contra Costa joined Environment California and other organizations to call on Congress to end $44 billion in subsidies to Big Oil, an industry that doesn’t deserve it and doesn’t need it.

News Release | Environment California

Environmentalists, Walnut Creek Residents Rally to End Wasteful Subsidies to Oil

Decry that Californians Pay “Twice for Gallon of Gas”

WALNUT CREEK, CA. – As the debate in Congress rages over federal spending, citizens of Contra Costa joined Environment California and other organizations to call on Congress to end $44 billion in subsidies to Big Oil, an industry that doesn’t deserve it and doesn’t need it.

News Release | Environment California

Legislature Short Changes Clean Energy

Sacramento – In the final hours of the legislative session, state lawmakers failed to pass one of the country’s largest and most successful clean energy initiatives, known as the Public Goods Charge. Meanwhile, a lesser-known bill, AB 1150 (M. Perez), aimed at extending the Self-Generation Incentive Program to provide incentives for wind, fuel cells and other technologies that can generate electricity on-site where the electricity will be consumed, did pass. 

News Release | Environment California

Environmentalists, Local Constituents Called on Congressman McClintock to Stop Wasteful Subsidies to Oil

Rocklin – At a town hall meeting hosted by Congressman Tom McClintock this evening, Environment California was joined by local activists to call for an end to $44 billion in subsidies to Big Oil. The group highlighted the environmental and public health threats—from last year’s massive BP Gulf oil spill to smog pollution—posed by our continued dependence on oil. 

News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

NEW REPORT: Up to 15,000 Californians Enrolled in Green Job Training Programs Annually

San Diego—On the heels of Governor Brown’s launch of an effort to build 12,000 megawatts of solar and other forms of small-scale clean energy, environmental and green job advocates are highlighting the need to train the next generation of workers locally to help build California’s clean energy future. 

News Release | Environment California

At Gov.'s Summit, Environment California Outlines Clean Energy Goals

Presentation Summary at Governor’s Conference on 12,000 MW of Renewable Local Energy
University of California, Los Angeles
Bernadette Del Chiaro
Clean Energy Advocate
July 25, 2011

The time has come for California to embark on a plan to make clean, small-scale energy resources the primary way we generate electricity in California.

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