The Real Impact of the Climate Crisis – Stories from the Frontlines

Neighborhood Oil Drilling Near School

This is the first webinar in the Envisioning a Climate-Safe California: Stories and Solutions series. As the consequences of inaction begin to mount, the human impacts of the climate crisis become more clear. We must ground ourselves in how our policymaking helps — or harms — people and communities as we forge the path toward … Read more

Accelerating Action for a Climate-Safe California

LA CleanTech Incubator, 525 S Hewitt St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Accelerating Action for a Climate-Safe California

Thank you to the 60+ elected officials, business leaders, and community members who joined us for The Climate Center’s inaugural event in Los Angeles! Additional photos from the event are available here. Please endorse the Climate-Safe California campaign! Climate-Safe California is a set of policies that would allow California to remove more climate pollution from the … Read more

Workshop: Energy Resilience Planning for Your Community

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA

For several summers in a row, California has been plagued by unprecedented wildfires and associated power outages. As an alternative to diesel for energy back-up, some local governments have been planning for deployment of new, clean energy options, which can save money and improve resilience. This workshop will included presentations covering:       Best … Read more

Webinar: Investing in Building Electrification for a Climate-Safe Future

This webinar is the sixth in The Climate Center’s Investing in Climate Action for Jobs, Health, and Equity webinar series. Today, roughly 25 percent of California’s greenhouse gas emissions come from commercial and residential buildings. Even as cities begin to transition to all-electric buildings — and some cities are going further by banning natural gas in … Read more

Webinar: Investing in Workers for a World Beyond Fossil Fuels

This webinar is the fifth in The Climate Center’s Investing in Climate Action for Jobs, Health, and Equity webinar series. As we move towards a cleaner and more equitable future, we need to ensure that workers who make a living extracting and refining oil and gas, and maintaining aging fuel and transportation infrastructure, are able to … Read more

California Climate Policy Summit 2022

Sacramento State University
Ellie Cohen CA Climate Policy Summit

Accelerating action for a climate-safe future Scientists have repeatedly warned that California must act quickly to address the climate crisis or face more devastating fires, floods, heat waves, and drought. If we act now, we can secure clean air, abundant water, food security, and social equity. Our state has an opportunity to lead the world … Read more

Webinar: Investing in Clean Community Energy Resilience

This webinar is the fifth in The Climate Center’s Investing in Climate Action for Jobs, Health, and Equity webinar series. This webinar addresses the challenges of securing clean, resilient, and reliable energy for California communities. Panelists discussed both current state programs for funding community energy resilience, as well as how to secure the additional investments required … Read more

Media briefing: Natural carbon removal solutions and California policy

healthy soils

Limiting global warming to within the 1.5 degrees Celsius threshold of dangerous warming, per the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, requires both dramatically cutting emissions and removing existing carbon pollution from the atmosphere. In order to achieve the latter, California policymakers often conflate natural carbon removal solutions through soil and vegetation sequestration and very early stage … Read more

Webinar: Investing in Sustainable Mobility

This webinar is the third in The Climate Center’s Investing in Climate Action for Jobs, Health, and Equity webinar series. California’s transportation system is fossil-fueled and automobile-dependent. What sorts of investments are needed to create a 21st-century transportation system that can provide equitable access to work and play, while drastically reducing climate pollution from cars, trucks, … Read more