728 x 90
728 x 90



  • How Big Oil Spiked Jerry Brown's Climate Change Agenda

    How Big Oil Spiked Jerry Brown's Climate Change Agenda

    • December 10, 2015

    As Governor Jerry Brown touted California’s environmental initiatives and prodded world leaders in Paris to embrace tougher environmental policies during the United Nations summit on climate change, it was instructive to look back at how one of Brown’s top environmental priorities suffered a major defeat in the California Legislature this year. That priority was to

    READ MORE
  • Paradise Burned: How Climate Change Is Scorching California

    Paradise Burned: How Climate Change Is Scorching California

    • November 10, 2015

      Paul Duncan, a battalion chief with California’s state firefighting agency, was at home in Northern California enjoying a day off on September 12 when he got the message: A wildfire was burning on Cobb Mountain, about a dozen miles away from Hidden Valley Lake, where he lived with his wife and two daughters. Duncan,

    READ MORE
  • Can a Business-Labor Alliance Save California’s Infrastructure?

    Can a Business-Labor Alliance Save California’s Infrastructure?

    • September 8, 2015

    Lucy Dunn has a message for Republican lawmakers: Approve new revenue now to fix California’s decaying highway and bridge system or face severe economic consequences that will be felt throughout the state for decades. Dunn is no big-spending liberal and you won’t find a Proud to Be Union bumper sticker on her car. In fact,

    READ MORE