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California’s Biggest Fossil Fuel Disaster: How Gov. Newsom Can Make Sure It Never Happens Again

December 16, 2020 | YouTube

CEERT Director, V. John White, contributes to this moving video about California’s biggest fossil fuel disaster.

The Aliso Canyon leak was a wake-up call about the dangers of fossil fuels.
— Los Angeles Times Editorial Board, October 23, 2020

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Biden Plans to Move Fast With a ‘Climate Administration.’ Here’s How.

November 17, 2020 | NY Times

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr’s aggressive approach to climate change includes undoing years of President Trump’s regulatory rollbacks at agencies like the E.P.A.

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr., eager to elevate climate change issues throughout his administration, is already drafting orders to reduce planet-warming pollution and seeking nominees who will embed climate policy not only in environmental agencies but in departments from Defense to Treasury to Transportation.

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25th Anniversary

25 years of “Greening the Grid”

On May 4th, 2016, friends, family and guests gathered to commemorate the official 25th Anniversary celebration of the founding of CEERT. Read John Shahabian’s (CEERT Director of Operations) recap of this special event. GO ANNIVERSARY PAGE


a closer look

V. John White talks about planning for California’s renewable energy renaissance. Stimulus projects are beginning construction; they will bring jobs into California and help to jump start the economy of high-unemployment desert areas. CEERT is bringing people together to plan for natural conservation, renewables generation, and transmission for clean power.

Hal Harvey from Energy Innovation

Hal Harvey, CEO of Energy Innovation: Policy and Technology LLC, recently visited a CEERT gathering. Here are some highlights recapping his very informative presentation to us.VIEW MORE videos »

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