Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: California

As California considers dropping fossil fuels from major pension funds, new...

“California cannot be a climate justice leader if we continue to invest in the companies that are polluting our environment.”

‘Let the floodgates open’: Starbucks union scores first wins in California

"This is a major victory," said Rep. Ro Khanna, a California Democrat. "It's time for Starbucks to pay fair wages and treat every worker with dignity and respect."

California oil and gas industry leans on political heavyweights to drill...

New well count rises as governor appoints oil lobbyist to top role.

California briefly runs on 97% renewable energy, showing a future in...

If anyone is listening, what we really need is national financial instruments allowing families to pay off solar panels over time.

9th Circuit Court of Appeals rules against telecom industry in...

The court ruled against the telecom industry and California's net neutrality law is now enforceable.

Community efforts to clean up contaminated water in one California town

“Lawmakers need to figure out better ways to balance the interests of industry with protecting people’s health.”

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."

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As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

Police chief arrested for selling meth

"DEA and our law enforcement partners will hold drug dealers accountable no matter who they are."

The height of folly: Safeboxes in the sky

Can’t our society find something better to do than give billionaires playpens over a quarter-mile up?

How media reports of ‘Clashes’ mislead Americans about Israeli-Palestinian violence

Accurate language in the reporting of Israeli-Palestinian violence is not only a concern for journalists’ credibility – it would also provide U.S. news consumers with a deeper understanding of the conditions on the ground and the deadly consequences.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.