SACRAMENTO — As Pope Francis convenes world leaders including California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday to discuss global efforts to combat climate change, faith leaders from Brown’s home state and environmental experts commended the Pope for his leadership and urged him to take this opportunity to call on Gov. Brown and other leaders […]
Despite New Law, California Enacts New Regulations without the Benefit of Scientific Review
Sacramento, Calif.— Health experts and community leaders today raised serious questions about the state of California’s ability to protect the public’s health from the dangerous effects of fracking and other extreme methods of oil extraction.
California’s Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) […]
Outraged over an oil pipeline burst that Tuesday spilled at least 105,000 gallons of oil into a nine-mile slick along the Pacific Coast west of Santa Barbara, environmentalists and local elected officials will hold a rally and press conference at noon on today at Santa Barbara County Courthouse to express the urgent need to ban […]
Letter Highlights Fracking’s Water Contamination During Devastating Drought
ANAHEIM, Calif.— More than 100 mayors, city council members and other local officials from dozens of communities want Gov. Jerry Brown to halt fracking to protect California’s water supply from contamination during a devastating drought.
In a letter being unveiled today at a press conference at the Democratic State Convention […]
The Faith Against Fracking campaign is in motion, and building up momentum to call on Governor Brown, as a former faith leader himself, to put a moratorium on fracking and other extreme methods of fossil fuel extraction.
We have released a short documentary featuring faith leaders from across the state and across traditions explaining […]