The RTP/SCS is adopted—what’s next? Building Capacity in Northern San Joaquin Valley

In our last blog post, we shared that the Northern San Joaquin Valley faces unique challenges. While it has some of the most productive agricultural land in the world, it is under pressure from sprawl development, increased traffic as super-commuters drive to and from Sacramento and the Bay Area, and the air quality is some of the worst in the country. The recent wildfire have only exacerbated the poor air quality.

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Press Release: New ARB Report Finds California Regions are Falling Short on Climate Goals, as Pollution from Driving Increases

California’s carbon emissions from transportation are on the rise. A report released today by California's Air Resources Board finds that regional efforts to reduce those emissions are not on track.

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Real solutions to California's housing crisis: An update and a look ahead

California’s affordable housing crisis has reached a fever pitch. Here’s an update on:

  • New state legislation that could help. 
  • Propositions 1 and 10 on the November 6 ballot.
  • Our ambitious longer-term campaign to end displacement.
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Proposition 6 — What’s at stake?

Last year, ClimatePlan was a part of a coalition of over 80 organizations that worked to improve Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), which raises $54 billion for transportation projects in California. Now Prop 6, on the November ballot, would repeal SB 1. 

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What we heard at the Global Climate Summit—and what we wish we’d heard

Last week, I served as a delegate to the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. I walked away invigorated by the scores of bold pledges to decarbonize our economy. But it also left me wanting more.

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