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Unlocking Access To EVs In Underserved Communities

October 2, 2021 Energy Equity

By Stacy Noblet Forbes The transportation sector is the largest contributor to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the U.S. Rapidly decarbonizing this sector is essential to [...]

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Vulnerable Californians could lose power when utility protections expire. Will leaders act?

September 29, 2021 Energy Equity

By Carmelita Miller The Sacramento Bee On Thursday, hundreds of thousands of Californians could have their power shut off. Critical moratoriums on rental evictions and utility [...]

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What one city’s struggle to ban natural gas says about the challenge of electrifying buildings

September 24, 2021 Environmental Equity

By Ysabelle Kempe Grist This story is part of the series Getting to Zero: Decarbonizing Cascadia, which explores the path to low-carbon energy for British Columbia, Washington, [...]

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Consumer demand and policy are both pushing sustainable transportation forward, but infrastructure needs to match pace to make it equitable for all

September 20, 2021 Environmental Equity

By Elle Hardy Business Insider Multiple factors are accelerating the transportation industry’s green transformation — but experts argue it’s policymakers’ job to ensure no one’s left [...]

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With Recall Over, California Must Boldly Move Forward on Equity, Greenlining Institute Says

September 14, 2021

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Associate Director for Media Relations, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – With the whole nation watching, Governor Gavin Newsom has survived the [...]

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CA State Budget Bills Fund Critical Climate Equity Priorities

September 9, 2021 Environmental Equity

Urgently Needed Dollars Go to Climate Resilience, Transformative Climate Communities and More  Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Associate Director for Media Relations, 415-846-7758 (cell) SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA [...]

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‘Fintechs’ and California’s mortgage market: We need a fix

September 1, 2021 Economic Equity

By Rawan Elhalaby and Muhammad Alameldin Capitol Weekly In 2008 an imploding home mortgage market tanked our economy, causing tremendous hardship in California and throughout the [...]

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Greenlining Institute calls for more regulation of fintech and nonbank home lenders

August 23, 2021 Economic Equity

By Mark Calvey San Francisco Business Times The Greenlining Institute, the Oakland nonprofit that advocates for economic equity and increased lending to California’s communities of color, [...]

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Stopping the Next Mortgage Meltdown

August 20, 2021 Economic Equity

By Debra Gore-Mann The Progressive After the 2008 subprime mortgage meltdown tanked the U.S. and global economies, Congress wrote rules to stabilize the financial industry. But the mortgage [...]

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New Report: Fintech Lenders – Not Banks – Dominate Mortgage Market, Regulations Must Catch Up

August 18, 2021 Economic Equity

Fintech Lenders Have 2/3 of the Market but Aren’t Regulated Like Banks Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Associate Director for Media Relations, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA [...]

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