News Release | Environment California

Rallies to save rooftop solar draw significant support

Hundreds of people took to the streets in Los Angeles and San Francisco on Thursday to call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to keep rooftop solar growing in the state. Ralliers are calling on Gov. Newsom to direct the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to revisit a preliminary decision made in December that drastically cuts the state’s solar energy incentive program. Environment America’s President Wendy Wendlandt spoke at the event in Los Angeles and Environment California State Director Laura Deehan spoke at the San Francisco rally.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Department of the Interior launches analysis of wind power generation off California, Gulf Coast

The U.S. Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced Tuesday that it is moving forward with environmental assessments (EA) of two coastal areas to evaluate the effects of hosting offshore wind activities. 

News Release | Environment California

Statement: Gov. Newsom’s budget invests in combating the climate crisis

SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Gavin Newsom’s  2022-2023 budget, which was announced Monday, includes critical investments to address one of California’s existential threats — the climate crisis. Gov. Newsom’s CA Blueprint builds on last year’s investments, devoting an additional $22.5 billion for combating the climate crisis.

News Release | Environment California Research and Policy Center

Environment California highlights why we should celebrate bees this holiday season

 With the holiday season upon us, Environment California outlined the many contributions that bees make toward the traditional holiday meal. The advocates are also raising awareness of the decline in these essential pollinators across the country. 

News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Scientists and academics support new sanctuary along the California coast

“Public comments from marine experts offer a clear message: Protections work and are the right thing to do to safeguard vital biodiversity,” said Environment California Research & Policy Center Oceans Associate Meghan Hurley.