News Release | Environment California

California moves to ‘build on legacy of open space’

Joining a movement embraced by countries and cities around the world, California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order on Wednesday for his state to protect “30 by 30,” conserving 30 percent of its land and coastal waters by 2030.

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Statement: Central California coast still in the running for permanent protection

From Point Conception to Cambria, a large portion of California’s coastline moved past a roadblock and remains in the running to receive permanent protection.

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Gov. Newsom takes important step by upgrading school HVAC and water systems and increasing EV charging stations

SACRAMENTO --. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed The Healthy Schools for a Healthy Recovery bill, AB 841, into law late Wednesday night. This bill will upgrade heating and cooling (HVAC) systems at schools, improve plumbing and bring more electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to California.


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Statement: Gov. Newsom’s climate-focused executive order is a victory for the environment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday morning an executive order requiring all new cars and passenger trucks sold in California be zero-emission vehicles by 2035. The transportation sector in California accounts for more than 50 percent of the state’s greenhouse gas emissions. According to Gov. Newsom, this action will result in a “35 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and an 80 percent improvement in oxides of nitrogen emissions from cars statewide.”

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A resolute dedication to democratic ideals coupled with the wisdom to recognize how and when to see the task through to completion: Advocates for all causes would do well to emulate the qualities that made Justice Ginsburg a truly historic figure. We offer our condolences to her children and grandchildren. The country she worked so hard to improve will miss her.