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Save rooftop solar for all californians!

A new bill in the CA assembly, AB 1139, would stall progress towards California’s renewable energy goals and increase energy costs for Californians. Rooftop solar is necessary for achieving California’s goal of 100% renewable electricity by 2045. It also saves every

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Governor newsom takes executive action on fracking

On April 25, Governor Newsom issued an order for CalGEM to prepare rules to end fracking permits by 2024 and for the California Air Resource Board (CARB) to analyze how the state can end oil drilling no later than 2045, in sync

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Stop dirty oil drilling in CA

TAKE QUICK ACTION TO SUPPORT CALIFORNIA’S FRONTLINE COMMUNITIES and REDUCE THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY: Write your Senator and urge her/him to vote yes on SB467 – End Fracking and Dangerous Drilling and Mandate 2500’ Setbacks. Click Here for the Letter.  Also, SHARE THIS MESSAGE to

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What Is CalGEM? How Does It Affect Climate Policies?

by Martha Griswold and Clair Brown, 350BAA Legislative Team             Most Californians have not heard of CalGEM, but this state agency plays an important role in overseeing the oil and extractions that harm the health of nearby neighborhoods and the

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Now Is The Time To Ban Single-use Plastics

Plastic bottles. Take-out containers. Food wrappers. These single-use plastics are ubiquitous throughout our daily lives. Sadly, these are materials meant to be used once and thrown away. Researchers estimate that about 9.1 billion tons of plastic have been produced since

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Fight Oppression, Big Oil, & Win In November!

Standing up for Black lives. The past 2 weeks have been a painful reminder of the unacceptable racial injustice in our society. As a grassroots climate organization we must do more to stand up for those most harmed by systemic racism

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