EPA Chief Signals Showdown With California on Fuel Emission Standards

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:14am

The Trump administration’s chief environmental regulator signaled a coming showdown with California, warning the state won’t dictate the future of ambitious automobile fuel economy regulations enacted by the Obama administration.

About Us

Sustainable Works activates sustainable behaviors through education and interactive events that foster healthy and equitable communities and heal our natural environment. 

Sustainable Works is an environmental education organization and is currently a project of Community Partners. Our work is made possible by the City of Santa Monica's Sustainable City Plan, our program participants, grants, individual donors, and in-kind service donations from Santa Monica College. Although our programs are designed for Santa Monica residents and businesses, our participants come from all across the greater Los Angeles Area.

Student Greening Program: West LA College

The Student Sustainability Workshops at West Los Angeles College have been extremely successful and enthusiastically endorsed by students and faculty alike. WLAC is committed to ‘greening’ its campus community, curriculum, and facilities and the Student Sustainability Workshop has been a perfect complement to those efforts. 


The Church Challenges the State to Take Radical Action on Climate Change

Wed, 06/24/2015 (All day)

One of the world's biggest religions has joined the global debate about climate change—on the side of the angels. After months of anticipation, Pope Francis on Thursday morning released the official text of “Laudato Si’,” or “Praise Be to You,” his encyclical on reversing climate change.


Pot farms wreaking havoc on Northern California environment

Tue, 12/25/2012 (All day)

Burgeoning marijuana growing operations are sucking millions of gallons of water from coho salmon lifelines and taking other environmental tolls, scientists say.