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Environmental Policy Priorities for 2016

WE, THE UNDERSIGNED REPRESENTATIVE ORGANIZATIONS SERVING THE LOS ANGELES REGION, URGE METRO TO PREPARE A TRANSPORTATION SALES TAX MEASURE THAT WILL REDUCE EMISSIONS, ENHANCE EQUITY, INCORPORATE GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE AND INTEGRATE A NETWORK OF WATERWAY TRAILS.

Weekly News Roundup: July 26-31

DECARBONIZING CALIFORNIA Updates on climate news in Los Angeles and California Photo via Metro Los Angeles For the first time since 1953, rail is rolling through Santa Monica again!

Weekly News Roundup: July 11-17

DECARBONIZING CALIFORNIA Updates on climate news in Los Angeles and California It’s been a big week for Metro.

Weekly News Roundup: July 5-10

DECARBONIZING CALIFORNIA Updates on climate news in Los Angeles and California Governor Brown just announced a talk on climate change with the Pope.

Independence Day Comes Early: Celebrating Our New Status

For Climate Resolve, Independence Day is on July 1 this year.

Path to Positive: Los Angeles Launch

We know that California is leading on climate — and Los Angeles leaders are part of that charge — so it was great to see a standing-room only crowd assembled in the Tom Bradley Room of Los Angeles City Hall on Thursday, June 25, for the launch of “Path to Positive: Los Angeles—Leveraging Regional Action for Global Impact on Climate Solutions,” an initiative we organized with ecoAmerica.

Climate Health Lunch: EPA’s Gina McCarthy with LA Leaders

What a way to finish a week that shined a light on how action on climate change can impact public health: discussing what we’re doing on the ground in Los Angeles with the EPA’s Gina McCarthy at a lunch hosted by the American Lung Association in California.

Weekly News Roundup: June 22-26

DECARBONIZING CALIFORNIA Updates on climate news in Los Angeles and California Great news from Climate Resolve: Our Path to Positive: Los Angeles campaign with ecoAmerica kicked off with some of LA’s most important climate leaders assembled at City Hall—and some you wouldn’t necessarily associate with climate, such as representatives from the religious and business sectors.

Storify Summary: Path to Positive Los Angeles Launch

  Below, posts about our Path to Positive event compiled by Storify.

Path to Positive at City Hall: California Leaders Discussing Action on Climate

Image via 4th and Spring When it comes to climate action, focus on your community is key.

The Best Preventive Medicine We Have: Act on Climate Change

There’s some good news in the new Lancet Commission report on climate change and public health: taking action on climate change “could be the greatest global health opportunity of this century.” Conversely, there’s very bad news if we fail to act.

Media Alert: Los Angeles Health Leaders Respond to Seminal Climate Change Health Study

MEDIA ALERT LOS ANGELES HEALTH LEADERS RESPOND TO SEMINAL CLIMATE CHANGE HEALTH STUDY LOS ANGELES (June 22, 2015)—Leaders from the health sector in Los Angeles will assemble at the headquarters of the nation’s largest health foundation for a press conference on the release of “Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change: Policy Responses to Protect Public Health.” The study will be published by the world’s leading medical journal, The Lancet, on June 22.

Weekly News Roundup: June 13-19

DECARBONIZING CALIFORNIA Updates on climate news in Los Angeles and California Trees help to keep LA cool by providing cover for our streets, keeping our city from fully succumbing to the urban heat island effect.

9 Things to Know About the Pope’s Encyclical (Including the Definition of Encyclical)

An encyclical is a letter written by the Roman Catholic Church’s Pope, addressed to the bishops and intended to be used as a teaching document for congregations worldwide (an estimated 1.2 billion Catholics); its translation is “circular letter.” This encyclical isn’t only intended for Catholics.

Local Response: Significance of the Pope’s Encyclical

Pope Francis with the Pontifical Academy of Sciences The Pope attracted our attention when we heard he was writing an encyclical on the environment and climate change.

Weekly News Roundup for June 6-12

DECARBONIZING CALIFORNIA Updates on climate news in Los Angeles and California Bike share is on its way to LA — but will it be compatible with pre-existing programs in Santa Monica and Long Beach?

Forward Movement: Support for Mobility Plan 2035

Planning better ways to get around the city?

Weekly News Roundup: May 30-June 5

DECARBONIZING CALIFORNIA Updates on climate news in Los Angeles and California Great news: California’s state senate has passed a package of climate bills, including SB350, which would increase the state’s renewable portfolio standard 50% by 2030. 

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