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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.

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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. 

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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.