Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: California

Formal legal petition urges California Air Resources Board to phase out...

The legal petition calls on the California Air Resources Board to adhere to it's "moral obligation to reduce greenhouse gases that are helping to drive catastrophic global warming.”

New oil slick in Long Beach has campaigners demanding environmental change...

"How many more oil spills and fossil fuel accidents do we need until the city and the state begins to prioritize public health and the environment?"

California legislation to protect workers who use marijuana outside of work

If signed into law, the bill will "protect employees who fail a certain type of common drug test that detects the main psychoactive compound in marijuana, THC."

Gov. Newsom signs bill to raise wages and working standards for...

Labor advocates are calling the new bill a "groundbreaking step" for low-wage workers.

Los Angeles is creating a model for fighting mass incarceration

Los Angeles County is laying out a vision for reducing incarceration and providing care that could have national significance.

California Air Resources Board passes Advanced Clean Cars II rule to...

The rule will transition California's transportation sector to 100 percent zero-emission vehicle sales by 2035.

Hundreds of California farmworkers begin 335-mile march for voting rights

In California, hundreds of farmworkers are marching for 24 days to demand better protections against voter suppression in union elections.

New California law could eliminate 23 million tons of plastic in...

“Today we make history; tomorrow we focus on ensuring our SB 54 goals to reduce plastic pollution are met.”

California assemblyman kills fossil fuel divestment bill

The bill would have required the state’s two enormous public pension funds to divest from fossil fuels, but it was squashed by a Democrat who has taken money from oil and gas companies.

Anaheim mayor resigns amid FBI corruption investigation

“I hope that the people of Anaheim and our media continue to pursue the question of whether Harry Sidhu was acting alone."

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Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

‘Love wins again’: Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage

"Today we celebrate this win, tomorrow we continue to fight for the justice and equity that every American deserves."

175 nations start negotiations for legally binding international treaty on plastic pollution

Negotiators from 175 nations will create a team of scientists to address the plastic pollution crisis worldwide.