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The helmsman of a cargo ship that set off an environmental disaster in San Francisco Bay has been sentenced to 10 months in prison.
Electric vehicles in San Francisco vs. Portland - Click above to watch the video after the breakWhile the Auto X Prize is working on making an actual clean vehicle race take place in the U.S. sometime soon, Gas 2.0 is putting together a "race" between U.S. cities to see which of them can get an electric vehicle charging infrastructure ready first. Currently, Portland, Oregon and San Francisco, ...
Last July, the City & County of San Francisco launched the first local solar energy incentive program in the nation, The results are in, and, the program is an unequivocal success.
San Francisco has adopted what may be the country's first county food policy that aims to improve access to healthy food while supporting local agriculture and reducing shipping-related greenhouse gas emissions.
As an individual who lives in a city, three main issues define your green profile: transportation, waste and water. Today, green/not green looks at how San Franciscans handle the latter two.Greening your trash means two things: Produce less of it, and dispose of it properly. These not-green...
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom issued a comprehensive food policy for the City Wednesday – the first ever of its kind – and a sweeping plan for improving food accessible in the region. The plan, which seeks to ensure that area residents are able to obtain nutritious food, is expected to increase support of local farms, thereby impacting all of Northern California. ... -- CLICK HERE to Conti...
In a kick-off speech for the Great Electric Vehicle Race Wednesday, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom invited the City (and Bay Area) to join in the electric vehicle (EV) challenge – the creation of the world’s first city-wide EV infrastructure. In Newsom’s words, winning the challenge could make the Area the “epicenter of EV technology”. ... -- CLICK HERE to Continue Reading and Comment
What do you do if you find yourself in the middle of an urban healthy-food desert? Look for an oasis for sustenance. Oakland may be on the list of the top 10 Greenest Cities, but certain areas like West Oakland are nearly bereft of healthy, local food, which is an important element of sustainability. Fortunately, an oasis has just appeared in West Oakland in the form of a worker-owned grocery ...
This post contains additional media. Click here to view the full post.SAN FRANCISCO - Yesterday, Gas 2.0 (gas2.org) launched ElectricCarRace.org, a site challenging cities across the nation to be first to develop city-wide electric vehicle infrastructure. A two-minute video featuring the Mayors of Portland and San Francisco kicked off the competition, along with posts written by Mayor Newsom, ...
This post contains additional media. Click here to view the full post.Hi, I’m Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco, and I’d like to welcome you to the electric vehicle challenge being hosted by Gas 2.0.Our city has long been at the forefront of sustainability, and we now turn our focus to one of our biggest challenges: transportation.