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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

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California will pay residents $800 million to buy batteries

Eight hundred million dollars will soon be available to help California residents to tap even more of the power of the sun.On Sept. 27, Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 700 into law, which authorizes incentives for customers to install batteries with their solar energy systems.

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At climate summit, state leaders plug into clean electric buses

When it comes to innovative clean technology, seeing is believing. That's why, at the Global Climate Summit in California, Environment America teamed up with Proterra, a leading innovator in electric transportation, to kick off the September event with a tour billed as "States plug in to electric buses."

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California puts wildlife over waste with two laws on plastics

California’s coasts are about to get a little cleaner. On Sept. 20, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law two Environment California-backed bills to reduce plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean. The first puts in place a “straws on request” policy for dine-in restaurants; the second requires state facilities to recycle food packaging.

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From Fresno to Dearborn to Pittsburgh, Americans stand up for clean cars

With the country's Clean Cars standards at stake, Americans turned out to stand up for cleaner air and a more stable climate.

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Another Golden State victory for renewable energy: University of California system commits to 100 percent

Two hundred thirty eight thousand students, nine universities on 10 campuses and five medical centers will be operating on clean renewable energy by 2025. On Sept. 4, The University of California (UC) system committed to sourcing all of its energy from clean renewable sources by 2025...

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