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Report | Environment California Research and Policy Center

We Have the Power

It is time for America to move beyond fossil fuels. Coal, oil and gas are responsible for a rapidly warming planet, for hundreds of thousands of deaths in the U.S. each year from air pollution, and for untold environmental damage. A shift to emission-free energy from the wind, sun and other renewable sources can solve many of America’s most pressing environmental and public health challenges.

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California's marine protected areas are working | Steve Blackledge

New life abounds when we protect ocean habitats. Case in point, the population of the endangered black abalone rebounded inside of California's marine protected areas within five years of their creation. 

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News Release | Environment California Research and Policy Center

Labor, Environment and Environmental Justice Coalition Praises California’s Agreement With Federal Government to Advance Offshore Wind Development

Sacramento, CA—A California-based coalition of climate, environmental justice, and labor organizations expressed strong support for an agreement struck by the state of California and the federal government to open up California coastal waters to offshore wind development for the first time.

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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Lawmakers and public push Whole Foods to put “Planet Over Plastic” at upcoming annual meeting

AUSTIN, Texas --  Environment America Research & Policy Center, U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Student PIRG sent 59,000 petitions and a letter signed by more than 40 state lawmakers Thursday to Whole Foods urging them to put planet over plastic.

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Progress Report: President Biden’s First 100 Days | Lisa Frank

Our new progress report finds that despite the need to rebuild many federal agencies and tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the Biden administration has already taken numerous steps to restore environmental protections.

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