Tell CalPERS to divest from fossil fuels

By Sara Theiss Are you a CalPERS member or beneficiary? A California taxpayer? Someone who cares about the future of our planet? If so, please join Fossil Free California in Sacramento on March 18, 2019, when we'll tell the Board of Directors of the CalPERS pension plan, the largest pension plan in the U.S., to divest … Continue reading Tell CalPERS to divest from fossil fuels

Support the Green New Deal

By Anne Spevack Deadline: right now - Support for the Green New Deal (GND) keeps growing! At the COP24 UN Climate Talks in Katowice, Poland, over 300 state and local elected officials from the U.S. signed a letter calling for a GND approach to phase out fossil fuel use. The letter calls for jurisdictions in the U.S. … Continue reading Support the Green New Deal

ISO Happy Ending: Comment by 10/31 on Emissions Standards for Power Plants

Once upon a time, there was an administration that protected its people from dangerous modern fire-breathing dragons. Then in August 2018, the big bad wolf-ogre-gremlin-current administration announced plans to undo Obama rules limiting harmful emissions from fossil fuel power plants. The plot: to repeal the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, and put in its place a wicked changeling, a … Continue reading ISO Happy Ending: Comment by 10/31 on Emissions Standards for Power Plants

YES on SB 100 – 100% clean energy for CA

Deadline - August 30, 2018 While the Current Occupant of the White House is working to Make America Oil-Friendly Again, California is working on going 100% for clean energy with SB 100-the 100 Percent Clean Energy Act. That means cleaner energy for buildings, industry and transportation without fossil fuels. SB 100 accelerates the state’s primary renewable … Continue reading YES on SB 100 – 100% clean energy for CA

Keep California Air Clean

By Christina Tarr Deadline - October 2, 2018 Back in 2012, the Obama administration (remember them? Sniff...) set an ambitious target for emissions standards: Cars and trucks would achieve a standard of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. There are so many obvious reasons this is a good idea that it seems pointless to even … Continue reading Keep California Air Clean