Business Donors 2022

Diamond Members ($20,000 and up): Calpine Enphase Energy Hobo Wine Company SOMO Village SunRun Emerald Members ($10,000 – $19,999): Bay Area Air Quality Management District Bloom Energy Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Redwood Credit Union Renewable America Ygrene Platinum Members ($5,000 – $9,999): Blue Planet Energy Central Coast Community Energy Jackson Family Wines … Read more

Individual Donors 2022

Thank you to our generous donors below. We are grateful for your interest in and support of our urgent work. Made July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022.  If you feel we have made an error such as an omission or spelling, please contact Julie Heric, julie@theclimatecenter.org.  + Climate Sustainers – These members make recurring monthly donations … Read more

| Press Release

California’s new five-year climate plan relies on fantasy levels of engineered carbon removal — The Climate Center response

It's Time to Cut Carbon

SAN FRANCISCO — Moments ago, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released its final Scoping Plan, the state’s five-year roadmap for achieving its climate goals. After months of consultation with climate experts and advocates, as well as intervention from Governor Newsom, the plan reflects some significant improvements. These include a commitment to avoid the buildout … Read more

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Deceptive, billionaire-funded campaign kills California’s Prop 30

Electric Vehicles Charging at a Station

SAN FRANCISCO, November 9, 2022 — Prop 30, the only statewide climate measure on the California ballot this year, failed to pass. As of this morning, the margin is 59-41 with nearly half the votes counted. A misleading opposition campaign funded largely by billionaires distracted from the true intent of Prop 30: to make clean … Read more

The Climate Center Delegation: COP27 Events

Ellie Cohen and Vincent Wiraatmadja at COP 27

Press Conferences  (All located in Luxor, Room 2, Area B) Weds. Nov 9, 16:00, press conference, Natural Carbon Sequestration: California’s new law and what it means for equity and climate; with State Assemblymember Cristina Garcia; and Ellie Cohen, The Climate Center  Thurs. Nov 10, 16:00, press conference, Vehicle-to-Grid: How EVs can keep the power on! … Read more

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It’s time for a windfall profits cap on greedy oil corporations

Cap Big Oil Windfall Profits - Save Money, Save Democracy

Governor Newsom is right: “Big Oil is fleecing you.” In California, the oil industry’s greed knows no bounds. California refiners have used their control of the market to rip us off at the pump and rake in massive profits, far beyond prior years. Governor Newsom is pushing to cap oil refiners’ windfall profits and send … Read more

The Climate Center Comments and Letters

Click HERE to see The Climate Center’s filing with the California Public Utilities Commission. CA Air Resources Board (CARB) 2022 Scoping Plan Update Comment Letters Coastal Wetlands Coalition Comments on CARB Draft Scoping Plan Update, June 24, 2022 Healthy Soils Coalition Comments to CARB’s Draft 2022 Scoping Plan, June 24, 2022 The Climate Center Comment letter on 2022 … Read more

The Climate Center Filings

Data Portals Workshop (August 2, 2022) Comments of The Climate Center on Order Instituting Informational Proceeding on Distributed Energy Resources in California’s Energy Future (June 17, 2022) Joint Comments of The Climate Center, Vote Solar, Sierra Club California and California Alliance for Community Energy Microgrid Equity Coalition Reply Comments on Proposed Incentive Program (January 28, … Read more