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California the Focal Point of Green Revolution

Tom Hayden | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green
Tom Hayden

California, under Governor Jerry Brown's leadership, is playing a pivotal role in the struggle to transform the global economy toward energy conservation and renewables.

From Mojave to Gobi: Sharing What Works in California to Help Guide Mongolia's Future

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 06.23.2013 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

At 500,000 square miles, the Gobi is the fifth largest desert in the world, and nearly all of it is undeveloped.

Cap and Trade: One Piece of California's Climate Puzzle

Gary Gero | Posted 05.15.2013 | San Francisco
Gary Gero

By taking leadership in the fight against global climate change and building a new, clean energy economy, California is doing what California has always done best: creating the future. And that is a puzzle we all need to work together to solve.

California Growers Join Greens In Expressing Fracking Concerns

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

By Braden Reddall SALINAS, Calif., June 29 (Reuters) - Hydraulic fracturing has brought together greens and growers in California thro...

Solar Rollover Credits: The Right Thing for California

Michael Brune | Posted 07.22.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Very quietly, California utilities are threatening to undermine the dream of widespread clean energy in our state.

California Takes On 170 Million 'Vampires'

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 03.14.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — California has declared war on vampires, but this time it's no Hollywood monster flick. The state will be the first in the nation...

Issa's Actions, Claims Collide

Bloomberg | By Jim Snyder | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

Republican Representative Darrell Issa, who said government subsidies to specific companies can encourage corruption, sought U.S. help in the past for...

Man on a Mission: Billionaire Hedge-Fund Manager, Tom Steyer, on Why Californians Must Protect Their Landmark Energy Law at the Polls Next Week

Matthew Dakotah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Dakotah

Steyer is an unassuming, fist-pounding man of conviction who deftly defies the stereotype of ruthless financier. I sat down with him to debate the issues and hear his closing argument.

Greenest State Falls Behind In Waste-To-Energy Race

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Government officials from around the world used to come to this port city to catch a glimpse of the future: Two-story piles...

California Ballot Measures: A Step Backwards On Energy Reform

Asher Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Asher Miller

We don't have the resources to engage in a war with vested interests who have far more money than we do. The only way we can win this battle is by taking away the true source of their power.

California To Crack Down On Energy-Guzzling TVs? | Marc Lifsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Concerned that the growing popularity of big-screen televisions could make it harder for California to keep pace with electricity demand, state energy...