Climate & Energy

About

As the importance of climate change has become increasingly clear, so has the need for a more comprehensive approach to the issue - from causes to consequences. California has a long history of enacting public policy and developing innovative technologies to prevent and overcome environmental challenges. The Climate & Energy Policy Team is proud to work at this intersection of innovation and policy; fostering solutions that benefit our region, state and nation.

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Legislative Priorities

The Climate and Energy Policy team is focused on supporting policies and legislation that encourages the development of solutions to environmental challenges. Our top policy priorities are the climate crisis; water supply reliability, infrastructure improvement, and reliable, high-quality, environmentally responsible and competitively-priced energy.

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Legislative Priorities

The Climate and Energy Policy team is focused on supporting policies and legislation that encourages the development of solutions to environmental challenges. Our top policy priorities are the climate crisis; water supply reliability, infrastructure improvement, and reliable, high-quality, environmentally responsible and competitively-priced energy.

Recent Wins

Measure S: Clean, Safe Water for Santa Clara County (2020)
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) Zero-Emission Airport Shuttle Rule (2019)
Safe Drinking Water for All Act
Proposition 68: Clean Water and Safe Parks Act (2018)
Water Management Planning (2018)
Zero-Carbon Energy Supply by 2045
Electrical and Gas Corporations: Energy Efficiency: Financing Options: Industrial and Agricultural Processes (2018)
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Rental Property
Clean Truck Act
Zero-Emissions Buildings
Wildfire Measures
Cap-and-Trade (2017) (AB 398)
Measure AA (2016)
SB 32 & AB 197 (2016)

Events

October 2021
November 2021
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Climate & Energy Committees

To learn more about joining the Policy Committees, please contact us at [email protected]

Latest News

Statement from SVLG CEO Ahmad Thomas Applauding Governor Newsom on Signing California Climate and Clean Energy Package, Including Bills SB 1 and ZEV Investments

San José, CA (September 23, 2021) — “As one of the first business groups to prioritize aggressively fighting climate change, SVLG applauds the leadership of Governor Newsom today to make the largest investment in state history to address its impacts and protect our communities. We need innovative solutions and bold action now, if we are …

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