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Cool paints simply grew too hot for California's air-quality regulators. Before retreating, the state Air Resources Board was busily drafting requirements for heat-reflective paints and windows that would help keep cars from baking in the sun.
A California think tank says global warming will gain more buy-in if it is viewed as an economic opportunity rather than a problem to be solved.
That,my friends, is the sound of the California solar market grinding to ahalt—which is exactly what will happen if we don’t lift the cap on net metering.
The California solar market faces a serious potential roadblock next week, warns Solar Nation. The policy that allows us to roll our meter backwards when we generate more solar electricity than we use — Net Metering — is capped at 2.5 % of system peak load. Once we reach that limit, solar net metering sunsets out.And we are now almost at that limit. If the Legislature does not extend net meter...
The most persistent misconception about Californians is that we hate to raise taxes. The truth is that we adore raising taxes -- as long as someone else is paying, that is.
A day after being castigated for not doing enough to address Fresno County's water problems, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger pledged state and federal aid Friday to the drought-parched area.
At the Joseph Farms dairy in Atwater (Merced County), farmers aren't just transforming milk into cheese. They've also figured out how to turn manure into fuel - and a paycheck.
Goes one further….If every building had a white roof, we would be able to cool the surrounding areas. That is the reasoning behind a California law about to go into effect next month requiring light reflective roofs on all new buildings. It is already the law for new flat roofs here.Read the rest of this entry at GreenbuildingElements…
FRESNO, Calif. — By one of the biggest margins in California's rich initiative history, voters decreed last year that egg-laying hens must be able to...
As a result of the California Air Recources Board's biased analysis, most biofuels are deemed to be slightly worse than gasoline or diesel in terms of GHG impacts.