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Make fossil fuels a thing of the past in California

Fossil Free California works to reduce financial support for fossil fuels
and related infrastructure, and promote a just transition to a low-carbon economy.

 

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Support FFCA's Climate Bill, SB 964!

SB 964, authored by Sen. Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica), is a groundbreaking bill that defines "climate-related financial risk" in law, and requires CalPERS and CalSTRS, the two largest public pension funds in the U.S., to take that risk into account when making investment decisions. It also requires the funds to report on climate risk in their portfolios, to the public and the California legislature.

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Upcoming FFCA Events around the Bay

By Sandy Emerson | 04/15/2018

Saturday, April 21 in Belmont: Annual Earth Day Event at Twin Pines Park in Belmont on Saturday, April 21st from 9-noon.  Stop by the Fossil Free California table and say hello. Wednesday, April 25 DIvest San Francisco! 4-6pm, 525 Market St., San Francisco. Join us as we rally in front of…

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SB 964 Clears its First Hurdle

By Janet Cox | 04/12/2018

On Monday, April 9, the Senate Public Employment and Retirement Committee passed SB 964, Fossil Free California’s bill authored by Sen. Ben Allen, 5-3 on a party line vote. The bill will require CalPERS and CalSTRS to consider “climate-related financial risk,” as defined, when making investment decisions—and to report to…

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A Big Win in Glendale: Gas Plant Expansion on Hold

By Janet Cox | 04/12/2018

On Tuesday (or more precisely 3 am Wednesday morning) the Glendale City Council voted 4-1 to delay action on expanding the Grayson gas-fired power plant for 90 days, while investigating clean energy alternatives through a Request for Information (RFI) process. Here’s the LA Times’ coverage of the meeting. This is…

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Pledge to Divest the UC System – but When?

By Sandy Emerson | April 6, 2018
Divest the UC system

Climate activists celebrated the report from a March 13 investment subcommittee meeting that UC CIO Jagdeep Singh Bachher has again pledged to divest the UC system from fossil fuels. 

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