News Release | Environment California

National Renewable Electricity Standard Would Create Jobs, Save Consumers Billions, Cut Millions of Tons of Pollution; New UCS Report Documents Economic Benefits for California

A national renewable electricity standard requiring utilities to increase their use of wind, solar and other renewable energy sources would generate 16,000 news jobs in California, lower electric and natural gas bills, and slash global warming pollution, according to a new Union of Concerned Scientists analysis released today by Environment California. UCS examined the impact of a proposed national standard on the nation as a whole and on 20 states, including California.

News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Group Calls for More Solar Power

Environment California Research & Policy Center released a report today on solar water heating technologies along with a coalition of policy makers, environmental groups and businesses.

News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

On the Heels of California's Historic Global Warming Law Environment California Launches Campaign Calling on Candidates to Support a New Energy Future

With the ink barely dry on AB 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act, Environment California launched a new campaign calling on congressional candidates to support policies to move America beyond oil and toward a cleaner energy future.