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Stealing your energy and the TPIN costume contest trophy

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Mary Katherine Moore
Creative Associate

On Oct. 7, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that made California the first state in the nation to commit to a ‘30 by ‘30’ goal — a pledge to conserve 30 percent of the state’s land and waters by 2030.

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Dan Jacobson
Senior Advisor

The move — an action called for by our Destination: Zero Carbon campaign — attacks the source of half of the Golden State’s global warming pollution.

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Katrina Riley
Deputy Editor, Creative Team for The Public Interest Network

If you’re considering taking the plunge and buying an electric vehicle (EV), making the switch is about to become easier. Many prospective EV-buyers, however, are rightfully concerned about vehicle range and charging accessibility — if there’s nowhere to charge, there’s nowhere to go. Fortunately, more charging stations are coming soon to California.

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Dan Jacobson
Senior Advisor

Our hearts go out to everyone impacted by these devastating wildfires across our state. We pulled together some resources we have found helpful in ensuring that we all stay as safe as possible. 

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Dan Jacobson
Senior Advisor

On Aug. 27 and 28, the California Air Resources Board took  a big step in the right direction when it comes to making our planet safer. In two new rulings, the board not only made a decision that will help stave off the worst impacts of global warming, but it also made progress in ensuring we have  cleaner air. 

By Elizabeth Nickerson

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will begin oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. We've been working for decades to protect this 19 million acre wilderness, and we're not giving up now.

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

Why we need to protect the Pacific off the SoCal shore.

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Katrina Riley
Deputy Editor, Creative Team for The Public Interest Network

One of the most common things you hear in conversations about electric vehicles (EVs) is that people worry about running out of battery somewhere without a place to charge.