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Photo: Flickr, CCThe Greener Kind of Car InsuranceIncentives are a great tool to nudge people in the right direction. It will always be harder to clean up the environment when people's personal interests are opposed to the environment, but when both are aligned, the path of least resistance leads to a better world. Pay-per-mile car insurance is a good example of such an incentive. It's not worl...
FRIANT, Calif. â€“ With Millerton Lake as a backdrop, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an $11.1 billion water bond Monday that proponents acknowledged will be a tough sell with voters.
Filed under: Etc., Legislation and Policy, Green Daily, USAThe idea of paying for your insurance by the mile is not new. MileMeter, in Texas, offers pay-as-you-drive (PAYD) rates and California has been using mileage brackets to set insurance rates for years. A new, more precise PAYD system is under discussion in California that would give people who drive less a financial incentive to do keep ...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. officials said on Monday they would reconsider new environmental mandates requiring California to divert water from drought-stricken farms and cities to help endangered fish in rivers and on the coast.
Electric Vehicles International is returning to its home in California from Mexico and later this month will have a state tour to celebrate; from their new home in Stockton to the state capitol, Sacramento. Along the way, they are offering test drives for any interested Californians. So if youâ€™ve ever wanted to test-drive a 13 ton full electric delivery truck that goes 60 miles an hour on t...
California has a worldwide reputation as a leader in global warming, more so than any other state. But an ongoing Bee investigation has found some of the state's choices â€“ such as failing to evaluate environmental costs of printer ink cartridge recycling and allowing its employees to travel on the dime of energy companies â€“ raise questions about the effectiveness of its efforts.
Last month, the California Department of Insurance finalized and released new regulations permitting California insurance companies to offer their customers the option of verifying the miles they drive.Â This has been called â€œPay As You Drive Insurance,â€ even though there...
AP - Shell Oil Co. has been ordered to pay $19.5 million to the state for environmental violations at gas stations around California.
A great deal has been written about the substance of the water reform bills that was passed by the legislature in the wee hours Wednesday.Â Hereâ€™sÂ NRDCâ€™s statement on the three key bills.Â And hereâ€™sÂ a thoughtful editorial from the Los Angeles...
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger plans to sign into law two of the water bills passed early Wednesday morning. Assembly Speaker Karen Bass is also scheduled to attend the 10 a.m. signing ceremony at the Tujunga Wellfield Groundwater Recovery Project in Los Angeles.