Mayor Villaraigosa

Los Angeles: “Coal-Free By 2025”

Reposted from the Sierra Club: Angelenos cheered this week when Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced his intention to sign two agreements that will make the city coal-free no later than 2025. This comes at a moment in our campaign when massive rallies across the U.S. in February called on President Obama to … [continued]

The Dark and Seamy Underbelly of the Recycling Industry

Today was Day One of the Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference in Los Angeles, held by the Blue Green Alliance. That’s not blue as in oceans, that’s blue as in blue collar workers. This exciting conference brought together clean tech industry leaders, labor union leaders, government, investors and educators to discuss how best to create more green jobs. This builds on the work Van Jones did in promoting a Green Collar Economy. Villaraigosa and many other speakers all mentioned the importance of working together to create more quality green jobs.