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NGO Urges California to Investigate the Solar Industry

D.C.-based Campaign for Accountability is urging California Attorney General Kamala Harris to investigate the state's solar power companies after mounting customer complaints.

California’s Climate Change Leadership Created 500,000 Jobs

Climate change regulations -- so-called business killers -- were also responsible for $48 billion worth of clean-technology investments in California over the past…

Millennials Push Fast Food Revenue Off a Cliff

McDonald's faces a stark reality: Only 1 out of 5 millennials have ever sampled the signature Big Mac. With the emergence of millennials…

Los Angeles to Go Zero Waste by 2050

The Los Angeles Board of Public Works brought the California city closer to its goal by approving a contract the end of September…

French Billionaire Clashes With Rural California Town Over Water Rights

Weed, a small town in the far north of California, is now the focal point in the fight for a community’s right to…

What California’s History-Making Climate Laws Mean For Emissions Policy

California fortified its role as a global leader in climate policy with Senate Bill 32 and Assembly Bill 197. Here's what they mean…

California’s Recycling Industry is in Rapid Decline

California is struggling to recycle its waste, including single-use disposable containers that are a lifeline for some of the state's poorest residents. Meanwhile,…

Judge Rejects Uber Class Action Settlement

A judge has rejected a $100 million settlement between Uber and drivers in California and Massachusetts, keeping their employment status in legal limbo.

Why California Must Continue To Conserve Water

This summer, California Gov. Jerry Brown lifted mandatory water restrictions following higher rainfall this spring. But the state isn't out of the woods…

Environmental Justice Wins with California Cap-and-Trade

Environmental justice is in need of a win, especially when the current climate crisis serves to magnify racial inequality and dramatically effects the…

The Myths Oil Companies Use to Resist Climate Action in California

While it cannot be denied that money talks, it doesn’t always tell the truth. The Natural Resources Defense Council fact-checked a key fossil…

California to Phase Out Nuclear Power By 2025

Pacific Gas and Electric will phase out its nuclear power production in California by 2025. That means the power produced at Diablo Canyon…

Transportation Sector Now the Largest Contributor to U.S. Emissions

As the most recent monthly report from the U.S. EIA reveals, transportation-related emissions surpassed those from the power sector during the first two…

Invest In Cheese and Eat it Too at Maker’s Common

Featuring America’s best cheese, beer, wine and charcuterie, Maker’s Common “pays homage” to the creators of artisan noshes.

The Sustainable Business Case for Cannabis Legalization

Tomorrow evening, June 14 at 6:30 p.m., at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Michael Sutton will lead a discussion on whether Californians…