Fillmore community members came out today to learn about how electric vehicles can reduce air pollution, combat global warming, improve health and save working families money. Everyone—from children to senior citizens—is impacted by air pollution. Today’s event offered activities for all age groups, with children coloring pictures of clean electric cars to adults test driving electric vehicles.
Today, Environment California Research & Policy Center was joined in front of the solar panels at Kearny High School by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, San Diego City Councilmember Chris Cate and San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten to announce that San Diego has more installed solar power than any other major American city, according to a new report released today.
The report, Blocking the Sun, documents 17 fossil fuel backed groups and electric utilities running some of the most aggressive campaigns to slow the growth of solar energy in 12 states, including California.
In a win for our oceans and climate, the Obama administration finalized its oil and gas leasing program, which provides protection for the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans from risky oil and gas drilling for the next five years.