$5 Million Available to Fight Climate Change, Feed Hungry: Cap-and-Trade dollars fund food waste prevention and rescue projects throughout California.

$5 Million Available to Fight Climate Change, Feed Hungry: Cap-and-Trade dollars fund food waste prevention and rescue projects throughout California.

As part of the state’s effort to combat climate change, divert organic materials from landfills and alleviate food insecurity in California, the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is providing $5 million in grant funds for food waste prevention and food rescue.

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New Report Details How Cap-and-Trade Proceeds Help Improve California

New Report Details How Cap-and-Trade Proceeds Help Improve California

The report tracks the progress of the California Climate Investments, which awarded and implemented more than $500 million in new funding last year and more than doubled the number of projects statewide, spread over 57 of California’s 58 counties. The report was released today by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Department of Finance.
 

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Urban Forestry Grants Awarded

Urban Forestry Grants Awarded

Nearly 2,000 trees will be planted by 11 community groups from Sacramento to Riverside under grants announced today by CAL FIRE and its nonprofit urban forestry partner, California ReLeaf. The trees will help clean the air, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and the planting effort will help educate residents in disadvantaged communities about the benefits of urban forests.

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