Fuel Fight: California Tries to Kick the Oil Habit

Screen shot 2013-10-17 at 2.10.11 PM By Amy Harder | October 16, 2013

LOS ANGELES—Here in the land of perpetually jammed freeways, filling up downtown sets you back $5.09 a gallon. While the national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.36, you’d be hard pressed to find anything cheaper than $4 in L.A.

Californians are used to paying some of the highest energy prices in the country, especially in this sprawling city. Not coincidentally, they’re also living in the state most committed to combatting climate change, slashing fossil-fuel consumption, and ramping up renewable energy.

United Airlines: Stop helping Chevron block clean energy in California

By Kevin Grandia
August 7, 2013

Flying Clean Alliance members, Stop Fooling California, have launched a new petition and a major ad campaign calling on United Airlines to stop helping oil-giant Chevron block clean energy in California.

Here’s the ad Stop Fooling California are running on major news sites in the Golden State:

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Tell United Airlines to stop helping Chevron turn the clock back toward a dirty energy past. Tell them to withdraw from the oil giant’s front group, and instead help California keep moving forward to a clean energy future.