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From the Front Lines of Global Warming: California Firefighter Speaks (Video)

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Photo via ScrapeTVThe numbers aren't looking good--more and more Americans are ceasing to believe in the very real, scientifically proven threat of global warming. There are plenty of theories as to why this is--Americans' growing distrust of science, the powerful lobbying arms of the oil, coal, and manufacturing industries' documented ability to manufacture doubt, or a genuine inability of peo...

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on Nov 18, 2009 at 03:20 PM

California Requires TVs To Be More Energy Efficient

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Power-hungry TVs will be banned from store shelves in California after state regulators Wednesday adopted a first-in-the-nation mandate to reduce electricity demand....

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on Nov 18, 2009 at 12:56 PM
Reality show: Calif. mandat...

Reality show: Calif. mandates greener TVs

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Most power-hungry TVs will be banned from store shelves in California after state regulators adopted a first-in-the nation mandate to lower electricity demand.California - Television - Electricity - United States - Organizations

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on Nov 18, 2009 at 12:52 PM

Proposed water bond is laden with sweeteners for lawmakers

(via www.latimes.com)

Lawmakers want voters to borrow $11 billion next year to keep California supplied with clean water, but more than $1 billion of the money is earmarked for projects that have little or nothing to do with quenching the state's thirst.

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on Nov 18, 2009 at 05:21 AM

Schwarzenegger pumps up soldiers on Iraq trip; to visit Austrian hometown

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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger visited troops Monday in Iraq at a military camp outside Baghdad for the first time as California governor, signing autographs and recounting his own experience as an Austrian tank driver.

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on Nov 17, 2009 at 06:20 AM

Water package lacks clout to reverse Delta's decline

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The momentous reform of California's water system signed into law last week is largely toothless where it matters most: Action to reverse the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta's environmental decline.

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on Nov 16, 2009 at 06:21 AM

Governor defends water-bond bill, acknowledges some money aims to build voter support

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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday defended $11.1 billion in new borrowing as a critical investment in the state's water future while at the same time insisting California must cut its way toward a balanced budget in the short term.

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on Nov 13, 2009 at 04:51 AM
Governor defends water-bond...

Governor defends water-bond bill, acknowledges some money aims to build voter support

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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signs the last of five pieces of hard-fought water-related legislation Thursday on a Brannan Islandlevee. The package, which includes $11.1 billion in bonds, will go before California voters next year.Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday defended $11.1 billion in new borrowing as a critical investment in the state's water future while at the same time insisting Cali...

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on Nov 13, 2009 at 12:21 AM

California's Co-Equal Goals for the Delta

(via switchboard.nrdc.org)

Today, California's Governor is signing into law SB 7X 1, part of the legislative package to reform water policy in the state.  The bill being signed today builds the foundation for a sustainable 21st century water policy, which is built on two interrelated principles:...

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on Nov 12, 2009 at 10:51 AM

The Water Package – New Solutions, not “Back to the Future.”

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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Much of the press coverage of Governor Schwarzenegger’s bill signing press conferences have described the water package passed by the legislature last week as an “infrastructure” package, leading to the mis-impression that the...

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on Nov 12, 2009 at 10:51 AM