Students host UC-wide “Human Oil Spill”

This afternoon, CALPIRG students hosted a performance to illustrate the dangers of oil and gas drilling in California. Dozens of students across the state joined in today’s UC-Wide Human Oil Spill by dressing in black and lying down in highly populated areas at eight UCs as a metaphorical oil spill.


SACRAMENTO – California is shining a light on the future of energy. After a landmark vote by its state Assembly, California is poised to join Hawaii and become the second state committed to generating 100 percent of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon sources.

CALPIRG Holds Week of Action, Solar Concert and Sacramento Lobby Day in support of 100% Clean Energy in CA

CALPIRG Students, a student activism group with a chapter at UC San Diego, has organized a huge week of action this week in support of 100% clean energy in California. The week of action includes a massive petition drive to generate 5,000 petitions in support of clean energy legislation, a solar-powered concert featuring UCSD talent, and a Lobby Day in Sacramento with 100 students from across the state. 

100 Student Leaders in Support of SB 100 for 100% Clean Energy

100 student leaders from colleges across the state are urging the California State Assembly to pass SB 100 for 100% clean electricity by 2045. The students are leaders of a wide range of student organizations including student government, political and professional organizations, and cultural and social groups.