Climate Change

Secret Deal Helped Housing Industry Stop Tougher Rules on Climate Change

A recent New York Times article describes a previously undisclosed agreement that has guaranteed industry representatives seats on two powerful committees that approve building codes...

The Most Detailed Map of Auto Emissions in America

The New York Times today published an article with detailed maps of automobile emissions in the U.S. Despite significant national progress in...

Governor Newsom releases new Executive Order on Climate Change

Last week, in conjunction with Climate Week and student strikes on climate change across the globe, Governor Newsom issued a wide-ranging Executive Order, N-19-19, directing several state agencies to...

San Jose set to become largest U.S. city to enact natural gas ban

An article in the Mercury News reported that on Tuesday, San Jose's city council approved an ordinance barring natural gas in new single-family homes, low-rise multifamily...

CEC Approves $95 Million Plan for Critical Clean Transportation Investments

The California Energy Commission (CEC) today approved a $95 million plan for critical clean transportation investments to expedite the adoption of zero-emission vehicles (...

2°C: BEYOND THE LIMIT. Extreme Climate Change Has Arrived in America

In an article published today, the Washington Post presented an analysis of temperature data across the Lower 48 states, finding that major areas are nearing...

Berkeley becomes first U.S. city to ban natural gas connections in new buildings

In a unanimous vote on Tuesday night, Berkeley became the first city in the U.S. to ban natural gas connections in new buildings. Beginning in 2020, all new buildings in Berkeley...

It’s New York vs. California in a New Climate Race. Who Will Win?

In this article, the New York Times highlights the climate policies that California and New York are undertaking at the state level, which are among the most ambitious in the world. Both states seek to...

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