The era of California’s big climate ambitions is over, even as California’s megadroughts and wildfires worsen.

California’s biggest climate bill of 2021 is already dead, having failed to survive its first hearing in a Senate committee. Senate Bill 467 would have done three things: established 2,500-foot setbacks between oil wells and people’s homes; ensured a managed decline of California’s oil industry and created a just transition fund for workers displaced by that decline.  Read more