News Release | Environment California Research and Policy Center

New electric vehicle toolkit for California’s local governments shows how to act locally on cleaning up transportation

Sacramento, CA -- As leaders from across the globe meet at the United Nations’ COP26 conference on climate change this week, Environment California Research & Policy Center, CalPIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group are releasing a new report that shows how local governments in California can pave the way for cleaner transportation through tools and policies that support the growing adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). With transportation being the number one source of global warming emissions in the United States and in California, transitioning to EVs must be a key part of any plan to reduce climate pollution and this toolkit offers a roadmap to reaching that goal. 

News Release | Environment California Research and Policy Center

Statement: Congressional field hearing in Orange County shines light on recent oil spill’s devastating impacts

ORANGE COUNTY -- The Congressional Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held a joint field oversight hearing Monday in response to the recent oil spill in Orange County that devastated both wildlife and local coastal communities.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Congressional field hearing in Orange County shines light on recent oil spill’s devastating impacts

"As this hearing shows, our elected representatives, scientific and wildlife experts, and businesses and communities agree: It’s time to end offshore oil drilling."

News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Broad coalition tells Gov. Newsom: Save California’s solar power

As Gov. Gavin Newsom and state regulators decide how big of a role rooftop solar should play in California’s bid to generate 100 percent of its power from clean energy sources, members of Save California Solar, a coalition of more than 400 environmental, consumer and justice organizations and community leaders, delivered a letter Thursday urging them to keep it prominent and growing.

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