One Planet: SoCalGas' Campaign Against Electrification | KALW

One Planet: SoCalGas' Campaign Against Electrification

Dec 2, 2019


On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we will have a conversation about how SoCalGas, California’s largest gas utility, has been exerting its financial and political muscle to promote biogas — which the industry markets as "renewable gas" — as a better solution than renewable electricity.

Guests: 

Phil McKenna, reporter for InsideClimate News

Sammy Roth, reporter with the Los Angeles Times

Web Resources: 

InsideClimate News: Fearing for Its Future, a Big Utility Pushes ‘Renewable Gas,’ Urges Cities to Reject Electrification

LA Times: California ditched coal. The gas company is worried it’s next

The Guardian: Keystone XL: police discussed stopping anti-pipeline activists 'by any means'