Groundswell: CLCV Blog

Mar 7, 2018

We're sounding the alarm: President Trump has put the fate of our nation's most pristine coastlines in serious danger.

Feb 15, 2018

Last week CLCV hosted our 2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum in Huntington Park along with our allies CBE Action, CEJA Action, and United Food and Commercial Workers.

Nov 14, 2017

We're excited to invite you to this year’s Southern California Environmental Leadership Awards.

Oct 20, 2017

Last month, the US House of Representatives passed legislation to slash the EPA’s budget by $500 million. Now the Senate is moving to consider the same cuts and needs to hear from you! 

Oct 19, 2017

Sunday night was the deadline for Governor Brown to sign or veto bills, and with so much happening in the past month, we wanted to update you on some of the highlights and lowlights of the end of the legislative session and the governor’s actions.

Sep 6, 2017

Our national parks and monuments are under unprecedented attacks from the Trump administration. First, the administration proposed drastic budget cuts for the Department of the Interior, which manages many of our parks, public lands, and resources.

Sep 5, 2017

If you’re anything like me, you spent most this long weekend huddled by a fan, inside an air-conditioned movie theater, or in search of ice cream -- trying desperately to find any way to escape this sweltering heat. With almost no success. 

Aug 17, 2017

California has long been a leader in clean energy, but now we have the opportunity to set a bold, new standard: 100% renewable and carbon-free power.

Aug 14, 2017
Meet the vaquita, the world’s most rare marine mammal, found only in the Gulf of California.

Sadly, there are only 30 vaquita porpoises left -- in the entire world.
Aug 8, 2017
From signing executive orders advancing the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines, to appointing a climate denier to head the EPA, to rolling back protections for our drinking water, Donald Trump’s attacks on our environment are widespread and devastating.
His latest target? Removing protections for our Marine Monuments to open these critical coastal preserves to potential oil drilling.

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2016 California Environmental Scorecard

New for the 2016 legislative session: The 43rd annual California Environmental Scorecard rates elected officials on 2016, another successful year for the environment in spite of heavy opposition from polluting industry.

Find out how your legislators did in 2016 in CLCV's California Environmental Scorecard.