White Supremacy + Capitalism = Climate Change

The morning after the United Nations IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) dropped its “Global Warming of 1.5°C” report I felt almost every emotion available: angry, scared, frustrated, heartbroken, distraught. The report calls for “rapid, far reaching, and unprecedented systems…
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Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Help Disadvantaged Communities Access Climate Funds

First of Its Kind, SB 1072 Levels the Playing Field for Underresourced Communities Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – Last night, with climate leaders from around the world, California Gov. Jerry Brown…
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Closing the Climate Gap: Capacity Building, Technical Assistance and SB 1072

Something amazing is happening in California. We’re charging polluters for the pollution they cause and putting that money to work in our communities planting street trees, connecting affordable housing to clean public transit, installing solar and more. But in some…
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Threat to Energy Efficiency and Weatherization Program Could Hurt California’s Resilient Future

Legislators this week started discussions to decide the fate of the Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP), a program that brings energy efficiency and utility bill savings to low-income California families. The program, whose funding Gov. Brown proposed eliminating in his proposed…
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New Online Tool Connects Californians To Energy-Saving & Climate Programs

UpLift Resource Finder Helps Families, Governments, Community Groups Find Help to Save Energy & Money, Fight Climate Change Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – Today The Greenlining Institute released a new online tool…
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