Notch another win (mostly) for Community Choice Energy

CPUC adopts a favorably amended resolution, initially a big problem for emerging Community Choice agencies Clean energy advocates, local government elected officials, and Community Choice agencies (CCAs) scored a partial victory at a voting meeting of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in San Francisco on February 8th. Inundated by “thousands of emails” according to […]

Center for Climate Protection launches Clean Cars Campaign

Save the date – March 22 Public launch and rally in support of AB 1745: Thursday, March 22, doors open at 5:30, rally from 6:00 – 7:30 Glaser Center, 547 Mendocino, Santa Rosa, 95401 Free – refreshments will be served Register for the event here>> The Center for Climate Protection is launching a campaign in […]

Megadisasters devastated America in 2017. And they’re only going to get worse.

by Umair Irfan and Brian Resnick, Vox The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which tracks billion-dollar disasters, noted Monday that the record total came from 16 separate events with damages exceeding $1 billion. If that seems shocking, consider some of the record-breaking weather events that came our way: California was drenched in the wettest winter […]

New Community Outreach Specialist, Stockton and San Joaquin County

Hello, my name is Valeria Sanabia! I am the new Community Outreach Specialist in Stockton and San Joaquin County. I’ve joined the Center for Climate Protection, an organization that is helping address economic and community needs through the implementation of Community Choice Energy. In our work together, we will work to ensure that San Joaquin […]

New Community Outreach Specialist, Fresno

Hello! I am LaTisha Harris, the new Community Outreach Specialist that has joined the Center for Climate Protection team. I will be working in the Central Valley primarily focused on Fresno and surrounding areas. I have over ten years of grassroots and labor organizing experience, lobbying and executing campaigns on various issues throughout the state of […]

Webinar: The 2018 Legislative Session, a Community Choice Energy View

Please join us for our next webinar: The California Legislative Outlook 2018: A Community Choice Energy View on Jan 24, 2018, Noon to 1pm. REGISTER HERE This webinar will focus on challenges and opportunities emerging as we approach the 2018 legislative session in Sacramento. We are expecting a dynamic legislative session with many bills having […]

Activists put solar directly in the path of Keystone XL pipeline

by Solar XL is a wave of renewable energy resistance that’s building solar arrays directly in the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline – putting clean energy solutions in the path of the problem. The project was launched by Bold Nebraska,, Indigenous Environmental Network, CREDO, and Oil Change International. This 8-minute film […]

Toxic algae: Once a nuisance, now a severe nationwide threat

by John Flesher and Angeliki Kastanis, AP News MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat — unaware that he was being poisoned. A thick, green scum coated western Lake Erie. And Steele, a semipro angler, was sickened by it. Driving […]

The unprecedented investigation of Rex Tillerson and Exxon

by William D. Cohan, Vanity Fair While assembling his Cabinet, last winter, Donald Trump did little to debunk the notion that he was putting together his administration in much the same way that a reality-television producer would go about casting characters for a show. Trump delighted in colorful nicknames, like General James “Mad Dog” Mattis, […]

PG&E wants ratepayers to pay California wildfire costs

by Paul Rogers, Mercury News Fearing billions of dollars in future liability, PG&E has been aggressively urging state regulators to make it easier for the company to charge ratepayers — rather than its shareholders — when its power lines and other electrical equipment cause wildfires. Top PG&E executives met as recently as last week to […]