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Oil Money Out: Gavin Newsom becomes 3rd Cali Gov candidate to sign the pledge

Tuesday evening, Sept. 26, 2017, Gavin Newsom, a candidate for the 2018 election for Governor of California, pledged to reject campaign contributions from the oil industry, and to put the health of families, our climate, and our democracy ahead of industry profits. By Climate Hawks Vote Newsom is the third publicly declared Democratic candidate for governor […]

September 28th

Cap and Trade: Jerry Brown signs his bill (and calls opponents political terrorists)

At Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay with the San Francisco skyline right behind him on July 25, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 398 by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), controversial legislation that extends California’s cap-and-trade program for another ten years until 2030. By Dan Bacher “California is leading the world in dealing with a principal existential threat that humanity faces,” […]

July 28th