Posts Tagged ‘Sierra Club’

When it comes to fighting CO2 emissions, doing something meaningful to stop climate change, and reduce air pollution caused by burning fossil fuels, it’s hard to find a better ally than the Sierra Club. Right now some of their most high profile work is involved in stopping fossil fuel supply. They’re leaders in the fight […]

Jan 17th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

You would think that California’s leading environmental organizations, who claim to be committed to fighting the climate crisis and reducing carbon emissions, would enthusiastically support Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to use 19% of annual cap-and-trade revenues to fund a major infrastructure project that reduces millions of tons of CO2 while also reducing other forms of […]

Jan 11th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

A coalition of organizations led by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group held a press conference today to announce proposals to reform the California Environmental Quality Act. The sensible proposals are focused on ensuring the law is used to protect the environment rather than used to stop projects for other reasons, preserving CEQA’s original intent instead […]

Aug 20th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

In the early 1970s when the California Environmental Quality Act was created, global warming was a concept only understood by very few. The need for clean air was well understood, but the role of carbon emissions in raising global temperatures wasn’t. At the time vast swaths of open space across the state were being swallowed […]

Aug 1st, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized