Transportation for the Future

On November 8, 2016 — when America goes the poll to select the next President — voters in Los Angeles County will also get a chance to decide on a new transportation measure.

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.

LADWP Rate Increase: Paying for a Better Los Angeles

Our reaction to the proposed rate increase by LADWP?

Press Release: LADWP Rate Increase is Reasonable and Necessary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LADWP RATE INCREASE IS REASONABLE AND NECESSARY;
A VIEW FROM LOS ANGELES CLIMATE ORGANIZATION

LOS ANGELES (July 10)—Former Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Commissioner, and current executive director of Climate Resolve, Jonathan Parfrey, released the following statement in response to the five-year rate increase announced by LADWP.

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.

Press Release: Path to Positive: Los Angeles Launches at L.A. City Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Stef McDonald,  smcdonald@climateresolve.org

PATH TO POSITIVE: LOS ANGELES LAUNCHES AT L.A.

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.

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.

Forward Movement: Support for Mobility Plan 2035

Planning better ways to get around the city?

Greener Garden Grove Schools with a DROPS Grant

With dire stories of the drought dominating the news these days, it’s good to report some good news on the subject: A school we’ve been working with for our Climate Smart Schools program with EcoMotion has been awarded nearly two million dollars on water-saving projects.

Leading on Climate Means Leading with Science

It’s great to see that people are still applauding California Governor Jerry Brown’s bold executive order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40% below 1990 levels by 2030.

Transportation Action: Why Now is the Time for Measure R2

Post by Denny Zane of Move LA Transit; cross-posted from Move LA

Move LA’s conference at Union Station last week has confirmed what we always believed — that the stars are aligning for “Measure R2,” a half-cent sales tax to support transit, on the ballot in November 2016.

Transportation & the Environment: Planning for 2016 and Beyond

At a meeting of environmental organizations and representatives from Metro Los Angeles, the topic of discussion was transportation in Los Angeles—how to make it better, and what a ballot measure would include to make that happen.

Let’s Get Started: Sustainability Plan for Los Angeles

The Mayor released the sustainability plan for the City of Los Angeles today.

Ways to Keep LA Cool: City Action on Urban Heat Impacts

We don’t have to tell you it’s getting hotter in LA — and temperatures will continue to rise.

Focusing on Methane

Guest post by EcoMotion’s Ted Flanigan

The other day about 170 of us “GHG nerds” gathered in Deaton Hall, abuzz in focus on methane.

8 Reasons to Ride CicLAvia on Sunday

We will be enjoying our two-wheeling time on the car-free streets for CicLAvia — The Valley festivities on Sunday. 

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