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Hey Valero: Don't Mess With California

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

My opinion is, of course, that anyone has the right to spend and back any plan or candidate, it's called freedom of speech. But it's also important to know who you are actually speaking to.

Exposed: Texas Big Oil Funding Petition to Kill California's Anti-Pollution Legislation

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Kim

Oil refiners Valero Energy Corp. and Tesoro Corp. are funding a petition drive to get a measure on the ballot suspending AB 32, California's landmark law to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Co-Author of Report Cited by AB 32 Opponents Backs Away From Findings

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Kim

The move by Republicans and polluters to suspend or kill AB 32, California's Global Warming Solutions Act, was dealt a devastating blow on Friday.

Let California Lead: the Green Economy and Lessons from 1990's Zero Emissions Vehicle Mandate

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Kim

California has always represented a better future, and we seem more impatient to get there than anyone else. The examples are endless: the settlers ri...

Green Makes Green ($): How Sustainability Creates Jobs

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Kim

Dirty energy companies are fighting to be the last of the dinosaurs, forestalling the inevitable day when they join the fossils that created their fortunes.

AB 32 Opponents Vulnerable on Pollution's Health Hazards

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Kim

Opponents of legislation that seeks to reduce greenhouse gases in California to 1990 levels by 2020 are asking us to put short-term economic interests ahead of people's health and safety.

Clean Energy is Key to California's Future

Steve Westly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Westly

Yesterday will either be remembered as a funny aberration or the moment the flat earth society changed the course of California and perhaps American h...

Mr. PXP Goes to Santa Barbara

Don Ringe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Don Ringe

First published 1/27/10 in calbuzz.com: Calbuzz.com: PXP goes viral: After AP picked up* our story last week on the once-secret offshore oil drill...

The Iron Chef and Climate Change: What A.B. 32 Means for Small Business

Christina Erickson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Christina Erickson

Mary Sue Milliken, Iron Chef competitor and small business owner, agreed to have her business scrutinized for a study on the financial impacts of California's climate change legislation.

Will Boxer, Pelosi, and Waxman Pre-empt Their Own State?

Mike Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Sandler

The climate change bill pre-empts California's ability to set a tighter cap on greenhouse gas emissions. Why have Boxer, Pelosi, and Waxman traded away their own state's special status?

Gov. Schwarzenegger Peeks in the Shower, and Talks Climate

Greg Dalton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Dalton

In his crusade to cut greenhouse gases California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has included a call to cut water use across the parched state by twenty percent per person.

Misguided: Whitman Wants to Roll Back California Climate Plan

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Whitman says she would place a moratorium on AB-32 by executive order. It's hard to imagine a more effective way to choke off the burgeoning clean energy economy.

Too Good To Be True?

Robert Stavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Stavins

I had thought that arguments about massive "free lunches" in the energy efficiency and climate domain had long since been laid to rest. The debates in California (and some of the rhetoric in Washington) prove otherwise.

NOVA's "The Big Energy Gamble": The Challenge of Climate Narratives

Ben Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Carmichael

This is the problem of narrating climate change: it lacks the natural elements that make for a gripping story. Our earth's climate is a reality unfit for reality TV.

Climate Lessons from Kyoto to Sacramento to Poznan

Mike Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Sandler

Based on the outcome of the last international agreement, the Kyoto Protocol, we shouldn't wait around for an international treaty to save the day.

A Moment of Truth for the Golden State

Eric Schmidt and Alan Horn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eric Schmidt and Alan Horn

Our companies are not in the energy business, but both of them are making substantial investments in energy efficiency and clean power, not just to be good corporate citizens but because it's good for the bottom line.

Greening Hollywood: Governator Schwarzenegger Is Green on Energy

Paige Donner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paige Donner

Governor Schwarzenegger is "determined to terminate global warming." A Green Arnold - so, does that make him, like, the Incredible Hulk?