One big solution to solving the climate crisis is public lands. Nearly one quarter of the state is conserved public lands, including national and state public parks and wildlife reserves, and they are a potential powerhouse when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. Watch our video to learn more about the importance of public lands:
Extreme heat is one of the deadliest consequences of the climate crisis, and as the temperature creeps up so too does the risk it poses to us all. We need to do things on our own to mitigate the heat in our own homes and communities. Here are some tips for keeping cool this summer, so you can not just manage the heat but thrive this summer:
It’s summer time, and you know what that means in California: the best seasonal produce, especially at Farmers Markets! Summer is the best time for fruits and vegetables, and there’s no better place to buy them than at Farmers Markets or through Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs), which delivers produce directly from a farm to its subscribers on a weekly basis.
Cars are the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is considering the Advanced Clean Cars II Rule, which represents a significant opportunity to move the needle in the deepening climate crisis. Watch our video to learn more about this critical policy, why the proposal doesn’t go far enough, and how we are going to strengthen it.
This is a landmark year for voting California as permanent, universal mail-in voting was passed by Governor Newsom last fall. Here is a breakdown of all you need to know to make sure your vote is counted this June 7:
“What’s so important about CA Environmental Voters is that they’re in Sacramento, ready to fight for the right policies to make California better when it comes to climate change. The organization is fighting for votes in the legislature and working with the governor to achieve the goals that are so important for the preservation of the planet, and for life on earth, by reducing emissions in California.”
Given that California has a historic budget surplus of over $97 billion, now is the time to make a down payment on our future and double down on our climate investment. Governor Newsom’s budget proposals are historic but insufficient to meet our biggest challenge: making California fossil fuel free in a way that is economically and racially just. We need to invest 5% of the state budget on climate. Watch our video to learn more about what a Climate Courage Budget entails.
At EnviroVoters, we are on a path to gain a climate majority in the State Legislature. Check out these election resources to make sure you’re ready to vote in the California Primaries:
Assemblymember Mike Fong is leading the charge to close the participation gap for youth and people of color, who are underrepresented in our democracy, by calling for an $85 million investment in voter education and outreach. He spoke to EnviroVoters about how to make our democracy more representative and where non-English languages fit in:
On April 28, California Environmental Voters will host its annual Badass In Green Awards to celebrate leaders and innovators in the climate justice movement. Watch the videos to learn more about these Badass climate champions.
When you think of Earth Day, what do you think of? For us at EnviroVoters, everyday is Earth Day, and we’re hoping you can join us in celebrating it all month, not just Earth Day on April 22. Here are some things you can do and ways to stay engaged in the fight to solve the climate crisis and protect our environment for the whole month of Earth Day:
The climate movement is full of female champions. To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting a few of the many women delivering climate solutions.