The oil and gas industry has rigged the system in Sacramento – and California’s future is hanging in the balance.
Sempra Energy's Big Campaign Contributions Show Fossil Fuel's Efforts to Influence Sacramento
In politics, money often means influence. In Sacramento, you can’t talk about influence without talking about Sempra Energy – no other company in California has attempted to buy more influence thus far in 2023.
The California Legislature is Standing up to Big Oil’s Unexplained Price Gouging
California Governor Gavin Newsom and legislators just passed a landmark bill to increase transparency and oversight for California’s oil industry and hold them accountable for unexplained price gouging. The Governor and legislators are signaling that California leaders are siding with Californians, not with Big Oil’s agenda.
SEMPRA, Chevron, and Western States Petroleum Association Ramping Up Lobby Spending To Delay Climate Action and Create Special Deals for Themselves
SEMPRA, Chevron, and the Western States Petroleum Association spent over $2.4 million on lobbying in California in the first three months of 2022 to push an agenda to burn more fossil fuels.
Industry Attacks Fall Short: Renewables + Storage Are Poised to Drive Grid Reliability
The oil and gas industry is obstructing California’s clean energy transition, and it’s a big risk for Californians. Clean energy isn’t just about being green, it’s key to creating energy that can withstand heat waves and provide a reliable future for families. Once again, the oil and gas executives are putting their profits ahead of Californians’ best interests, when the facts show that clean energy is cheaper and more reliable.
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California’s Clean Energy Future: What’s at Stake
California is moving toward a clean energy future to reduce pollution, save lives, create jobs, and lower energy costs, but oil and gas industry executives and lobbyists are working to rig the system in state government in their favor and slow our progress.
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