Clean Tech Innovations for Good

What if venture capitalists prioritized funding a new technology not only for its return on investment, but also based on its potential to positively impact people and communities? The Greenlining Institute has been working as a CalSEED partner for the…
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Bridging Health and Environmental Equity in Stockton, California

What does Stockton’s history tell us about Stockton today? When you look at a map, we can see that the legacy of redlining – the illegal practice of denying services to communities of color – remains present today. We see…
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My Community is Disappearing: Why I Face Climate Change

If you had told me as a 9th grade student that I would be sitting here today as one of seven Summer Associates at The Greenlining Institute, I probably wouldn’t have believed you. Let me explain. My name is Kacey…
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EVs Need Equity: California is Ditching Big Oil to Charge Ahead with Clean Cars for All

Big Oil is a big loser in California. The Golden State is trailblazing a clean transportation future by setting the ambitious goals of getting 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) on the road by 2025, cutting California’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions…
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Electric Vehicle Movement: Time to Bring All Communities Along for the Ride!

We are more than halfway through National Drive Electric Week (NDEW)! NDEW is a nationwide celebration of pollution-free, plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). The goal is to “heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of…
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Overwhelming Majority of California Latino Voters Want Climate Action Now

Earthjustice.org San Francisco, CA — According to a new poll conducted by Latino Decisions for Earthjustice, a national environmental nonprofit law firm, and GreenLatinos, a leading national nonprofit of Latino environmental leaders, 81 percent of registered Latino voters in California strongly…
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Electric Cars Are Becoming More Affordable; Drive One at UC Riverside Nov. 16

New Law Brings Plug-In Cars Within Reach of Working Families Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) RIVERSIDE – Thanks to a new state law taking effect in January, generous incentives will make it easier for low- and moderate-income…
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What You May have Missed from Today’s Budget Headlines; Governor’s Budget Charges Ahead!

Well, we can finally stop speculating about what California’s  2014-2015 budget will look like. Governor Brown introduced his 2014-2015 state budget proposal at a news conference this morning, and in all the controversy surrounding High Speed Rail, you may have…
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