Archives for August 2022

If Newsom wants climate action, why dismiss a California clean energy plan as ‘fairy dust’?

ALEX JACKSON AND V. JOHN WHITE | SPECIAL TO THE SACRAMENTO BEE Link to article The state Assembly proposed an alternative last week that would instead invest in expanding the state’s clean power supplies. The plan would help reduce permitting delays, accelerate power line development and hold utilities accountable for energy procurement. Newsom’s office called […]

CA Groups, Tribes Praise New Bill, Call for Climate Emergency Declaration

Suzanne Potter, Producer | Public News Service Link to article As President Joe Biden gets ready to sign the Inflation Reduction Act into law, California conservation groups are hailing it as the country’s largest-ever investment in the battle against climate change. The bill puts $369 billion into projects to reduce carbon emissions, boost clean energy, […]