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News Release | Environment California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday morning an executive order requiring all new cars and passenger trucks sold in California be zero-emission vehicles by 2035. With this executive order, California becomes the first state in the country to set a sales ban on gas-powered cars. The transportation sector in California accounts for more than 50 percent of the state’s greenhouse gas emissions. According to Gov.

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A resolute dedication to democratic ideals coupled with the wisdom to recognize how and when to see the task through to completion: Advocates for all causes would do well to emulate the qualities that made Justice Ginsburg a truly historic figure. We offer our condolences to her children and grandchildren. The country she worked so hard to improve will miss her.


This article is an intelligent review of the arguments for pushing ahead on 100% clean energy. Rob Nikolewski takes a good luck at the issue. Thanks Rob.

News Release | Environment California

Sacramento, CA. -- Today, Environment California called on Governor Gavin Newsom to issue an executive order committing the state to 100% clean electricity by 2030--15 years earlier than mandated by SB100 (de Leon).

Report | Environment California

Environment California appreciates the opportunity to comment on the SB 100 Draft Results and the associated September 2 workshop. We appreciate the thorough collaboration among agencies and the effort that has gone into developing and presenting a range of scenarios, the workshop and those that preceded it, and the responsiveness the agencies have shown to stakeholder comments over the course of the past year. 


Coronavirus update

Our work to defend the environment can’t stop and won’t stop in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. We’ll keep advocating on your behalf — at a safe social distance — for clean air, clean water, clean energy, wildlife and open spaces, and a livable climate.