Electric Buses and Trucks Can Deliver Opportunity in California by Cutting Poverty and Pollution

Heavy-duty vehicles are the single largest source of smog-forming pollution in California. Transportation emissions endanger public health and hurt low-income communities and communities of color the most because these communities are more likely to be located near busy roads, highways,…
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L-C-T-P, Find Out What It Means to Me: California Finally Delivers Historic Clean Transportation Boost to Its Poorest and Most Polluted Communities

Climate Justice, for the Win! You might have already heard about this year’s historic policy wins for environmental justice and equity. My teammate, Emi Wang, called it a “monster year” for communities most impacted by poverty and pollution. California committed…
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California’s Clean Energy Boom: Will this Rising Tide Raise All Boats?

The clean energy economy is taking off in California.  In the last decade California’s clean energy economy grew by 20 percent while the total economy grew only two percent.  This means that our state is increasingly getting our energy from…
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Carsharing for Electric Cars Coming to Low-Income Communities This Summer

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Thanks to legislation enacted last year, SB 1275 (de León), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has taken the first steps to create carsharing programs for electric…
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Comments to the California Air Resources Board on Electric Car-Sharing Programs for Disadvantaged Communities

In comments to the California Air Resources Board, Greenlining and the other members of the Charge Ahead California campaign point out the importance of community outreach and infrastructure as key considerations in creating pilot car-sharing programs for electric vehicles in…
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