Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.