Environment California Research and Policy Center Latest Blog Posts

More than 250 community leaders joined the movement to protect our oceans by signing up to become “Voices for Our Oceans.”

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Morgan Folger
Director, Destination: Zero Carbon

In order to address climate change, the shipping industry must dramatically reduce global warming emissions by electrifying their trucking fleets.

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Benjamin Grundy
Global Warming Solutions Campaign Associate, Environment California

National Drive Electric Week 2021 is September 25 to October 3rd. Check out this video of local and state officials who support California going #EV!

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Malia Libby
Save the Bees, Associate

We need to stop the monarch's rapid descent toward extinction 

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

A crucial stretch of California’s ocean is missing protections

The alterations we have made to the natural landscape in recent decades have profoundly impacted not only what we see — skyscrapers, highways, and lots of pollution — but also what we hear.

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Laura Deehan
State Director, Environment California

In the debate about how much rooftop solar owners should be paid for the electricity they generate, some of the most important benefits usually get left out. From helping to protect land and fragile ecosystems...

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Laura Deehan
State Director, Environment California

On June 24, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) controversially adopted a change to the state’s Avoided Cost Calculator. This calculator is a key tool the CPUC uses to measure the ‘avoided costs’ to society from distributed energy resources. Their decision could adversely affect the future of rooftop solar and energy efficiency. At the CPUC hearing Environment California State Director Laura Deehan testified against the change

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Dan Jacobson
Senior Advisor

Workshop to Present Next Steps for Considering Offshore Wind Energy off the California Coast

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

This marine protected area helped marine life recover from near-total destruction.