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.
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.
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more