Saturday, November 27, 2021

Tag: California

California releases new proposal to ban oil drilling near communities

“We are committed to protecting public health, the economy and our environment as we transition to a greener future that reckons with the realities of the climate crisis we’re all facing.”

California adds new endangered species protections for leatherback sea turtles

“Protecting the state’s ocean to save leatherbacks benefits not only sea turtles, but whales and people too.”

California votes no: Governor Gavin Newsom survives Republican-led recall effort

California voters cast their ballots in the recall because “as attention started being focused nationally on this election, people started realizing what was at stake.”

California passes landmark bill moving state closer to target offshore wind...

“Investing in offshore wind is an essential piece of the puzzle when it comes to California building an electricity grid that is resilient, reliable and renewable."

Sanders says last thing California needs is ‘some right-wing Republican governor’

“The September 14 recall of Governor Newsom is a bold-faced Republican power grab. Don’t let it happen.”

Judge says California’s Prop 22 unconstitutional in ‘major’ win for gig...

A measure that let so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft limit worker protections—is unconstitutional.

How California’s top Democrats paved the way for a Republican governor...

This is largely a tale of corporate-friendly elitism and tone-deaf egotism at the top of the California Democratic Party.

Supreme Court strikes down California’s nonprofit donor disclosure requirements: 4 questions...

In a 6-3 ruling, the court said the law, intended to fight fraud, subjected donors to potential harassment and violated their First Amendment rights

Urban oil wells linked to asthma and other health problems in...

In some cases, the impact on residents’ lungs is worse than living beside a highway or being exposed to secondhand smoke every day.

Wildfires are contaminating drinking water systems, and it’s more widespread than...

Drinking water should be assumed to be chemically unsafe until proven otherwise.

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Normalizing vigilantism? The American right’s reaction to the Rittenhouse verdict

“This might be interpreted across the far right as a type of permission slip to do this kind of thing or to seek out altercations in this way.”

The big industry that COP26 failed to tackle

Our broken and inhumane food system is a huge source of emissions, so why isn’t it a major part of the climate solution?

Corals spawning gives scientists hope for ‘vulnerable ecosystem’

The spawning, which was seen from recorded videos off the coast of Cairns, Queensland, "gives the scientists who observed it hope for the vulnerable ecosystem."

All 3 men found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery

“It’s been a long fight. It’s been a hard fight, but God is good… I never thought this day would come, but God is good, and I just want to tell everybody thank you, thank you for those who marched, those who prayed.”

Former police detective fatally shot by Kansas police

“The family of Lionel Womack thanks the members of the Kansas City community for your outpouring of support after their devastating loss yesterday."