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October 2023 Newsletter

Inside: Walnut Creek Sustainability Week Free Lunch & Learn Webinars, Carbon Capture and Storage: A False Climate Solution, California Sues Big Oil for Damages, Nine Climate ‘Solutions’ That Don’t Help, Legislative Wrap-Up–5 Big Wins!

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Great News for Air Quality!

On March 15, Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) voted to phase out ‘natural’ gas furnaces and water heaters starting in 2027. The goal is to eliminate emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), a significant cause of serious health problems.

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Grid Resilience Without Gas

As the need for electric power grows, many of us are understandably concerned that California’s grid may be over-stressed and failures may be even more frequent. Grid resilience is a real issue, and it’s getting lots of expert attention these days.

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2022 Year in Review

2022 Year in Review

Successes encourage us. Challenges stimulate ever more determination to fight harder in 2023. Take a look back at a year’s local action for a better world and what we see ahead.

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October 2022 Newsletter

October 2022 Newsletter Building electrification comes to Martinez Good news! On October 5, Martinez City Council unanimously passed a new building electrification ordinance. Starting in November, all newly built residential buildings, hotels, offices, and retail buildings are to be constructed

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September 2022 Newsletter

September 2022 Newsletter Big news from Sacramento Last month’s state legislative session came to a close with a bang. With the backing of Governor Newsom, five climate-related bills passed both the Senate and the Assembly—committing a total of $54 billion

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