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The Heat Is On–We Must Act Now

Climate advocacy takes time and energy. But when our house is on fire, we do whatever it takes to quell the flames. Let’s work together today so our children can have a livable home tomorrow.

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Public Transit Funding in Cal Budget!

Good news! In our June newsletter, we asked you to call Governor Newsom’s office and request that he support the legislature’s budget calling for public transit systems funding. On July 30, the governor announced that he and the legislature had “reached an agreement that provides $5.1 billion in emergency relief to support statewide public transit systems and their workers.”

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Update from Sacramento

Good news! During the Legislature’s floor session, May 30th – June 2nd, many important climate bills passed their “first house”—the Senate or Assembly—and are now making their way through committees in their second house. Among these, two Senate bills aiming to shed light on corporations’ carbon emissions and climate-related financial risks.

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Solar Lobby Day is June 6

Investor-owned utility lobbyists are at the State Capitol every day, spreading misinformation about rooftop solar to your elected officials. Lawmakers need to hear directly from you, their voters, about why they should stick up for the public and keep rooftop solar growing.

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Now is the time to get AB 7 passed on the Assembly floor!

California cannot reach its ambitious climate targets while continuing to invest heavily in projects that increase our dependence on fossil fuel-powered vehicles. AB 7 will turn this situation around! Call your Assemblymember before NOON on Tuesday, May 31st. Here’s how.

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Action Alert: It’s Time to Call Sacramento!

We’ve got the power—let’s use it! This is the week our state legislators will be voting on several key climate bills, so it’s time for you to make two quick phone calls to your senator and assemblymember.

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