About Environment California
Environment California is your state environmental group — protecting the places we love, advancing the environmental values we share, and winning real results for our environment. What’s our key to winning? People like you. Stand up for clean air, clean water and the open spaces you care about by making a donation today.
Who we are
Environment California is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization. We believe there’s something special about California — something worth protecting and preserving for future generations. Whether it’s our magnificent Pacific coastline, Yosemite’s “glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space,” or our 278 state parks, California’s natural wonders enrich our lives in countless ways.
Yet the places we love and the environmental values so many of us share are too often threatened by powerful industries, shortsighted politicians and more. Defending our environment requires independent research, tough-minded advocacy and spirited grassroots action. That’s the idea behind Environment California. Together with hundreds of thousands of supporters from all walks of life, we take the kind of action that wins tangible results for our environment.
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Environment California Research & Policy Center
What we do
Funded by supporters like you, we research the challenges confronting California’s environment and educate the public about what’s at stake. Through our research reports, news conferences, interviews with reporters, op-ed pieces, letters to the editor, blogs and more, we raise awareness of environmental issues and promote sensible solutions. Our canvassers meet people where they are — in public places or door to door — raising awareness, recruiting new supporters and activists, and raising funds to support our work.
When decisions are being made about California’s environment, our elected officials hear plenty from the oil companies, developers and other powerful interests. We make the case for our environment and help people like you make your voice heard, through petitions, emails, letters, phone calls and more, all delivered to the right people just when it matters most.
Become a member
Join thousands of your friends and neighbors in protecting our air, water and open spaces by becoming a member of Environment California by making a contribution today.
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Putting your support to work
Environment California has a track record of winning real results for our environment.
- Clean, Green & Renewable Energy
We have the ability to power our lives without harming our environment and health. That's why we’re working to urge campuses, cities and the state of California to lead the way to 100% renewable power. Learn more.
- Defend Our Environment
President Trump and Congress are moving to slash the protections and programs that keep industries from polluting our air and water, threatening our health, degrading our public lands, and accelerating global warming. Learn more.
- Global Warming Solutions
We’ve taken significant steps to make sure we leave kids growing up today a cleaner, healthier planet. We refuse to let environmental progress stop—not when the reality of climate change demands we move quickly toward a 100% renewable energy economy. Learn more.