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On climate & energy policy this Spring, California and Washington, DC, are both running hot. The last two weeks in Congress have seen optimism, retreat,...
photo: lacp.orgFor Californians, June 8, 2010, primary day, is quickly approaching. As it does advertisements are flooding radio and TV about Meg Whitman, Jerry Brown and Proposition 16. Proposition 16 has been labeled by proponents as the "Taxpayers Right to Vote Act," but as TreeHugger readers know, names can often be misleading. Opponents have labeled the measure the "Monopoly Protection Act...
On Tuesday, my colleague Annie Notthoff blogged about how the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico is serving as a wake-up call for why we need to transition California and the rest of the nation to a clean energy...
photo: Omar BÃ¡rcena via flickr.Here's an interesting twist on the conventional wisdom that if you give homeowners more information about the amount of energy they use, they'll naturally start conserving. New Scientist found a report which shows that in general it is true that more info equals energy sa...Read the full story on TreeHugger
Seriously? Arnold Schwarzenegger is worried about the oil that might possibly befoul our beaches at some wretched moment in the future, but not about the tens of millions of cigarette butts that actually do befoul our beaches every hour of every day of every year?
It's not like people in Arizona didn't already have enough problems. Now they're being blamed for ripping off California's recycling program of millions of dollars.
When the consequences of offshore oil drilling are faint memories, many Americans tune out the warnings of the environmental community. But its time to look forward and take preventative measures.
AP - About 20 West Coast lawmakers are backing legislation that would permanently ban new offshore drilling in federal waters near California, Oregon and Washington.
Here we are again. Our nation's coast is about to be assaulted once more by the failure of an offshore drilling rig, triggering the same kind of man-made mayhem that hit Santa Barbara in 1969.
Tough new rules imposed by the State Water Board Tuesday would force 19 coastal power plants to begin phasing out their reliance on ocean-water cooling systems â€” raising the specter of giant towers erected along Interstate 5 to cool the San Onofre nuclear plant.