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News Release | Environment California

California and Washington DC Finally See “Eye to Eye” on Clean Energy and Global Warming

“In his address to both houses of Congress tonight, President Obama highlighted the need to solve global warming and jump-start a clean energy economy. This is a call to action on which California has long led the way  and it is a slam dunk for the environment and the economy.”

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Obama: U.S. will rebuild, recover and emerge stronger

In his first nationwide speech since the inauguration 36 days ago, Obama returned to Congress riding a wave of popular support. Greeted by prolonged applause in the packed House chamber, he outlined an ambitious agenda to revive the economy with long-term improvements.

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News Release | Environment California

Green Recovery Bill Will Deliver Less Pollution, More Jobs through Clean Energy

This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an economic recovery package containing nearly $80 billion in clean energy, energy efficiency, public transit, rail and green transportation funding.

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Report | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Clean Energy, Bright Future

This report provides specific recommendations in support of the president-elect’s efforts to ensure a green economic recovery and estimates the environmental benefits of those recommendations. These proposals, when fully implemented over the next decade, would reduce annual global warming pollution by nearly 10 percent below current levels and reduce oil consumption equivalent to taking one million cars off the road each year.

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News Release | Environment California

New Report: We Have a Bright Future in Clean Energy

America can reduce global warming pollution by nearly 10 percent annually, replace the power equivalent of 170 coal fired power plants, and create or sustain more than 3 million jobs by making investments in clean energy and transportation a cornerstone of President-elect Obama’s economic recovery plan, according to a report by Environment California. California stands to benefit tremendously from a push toward clean energy.

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