Energy & Climate Action News

PBS - April 13, 2015

GWEN IFILL: Climate change has prompted scientists to search for new ways to reduce greenhouse gases in all kinds of fields.
Now an Arizona inventor has discovered an alternative to the unlikely cause of fully 5 percent of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions.

Christian Science Monitor - April 08, 2015

Thanks to net metering — a practice that lets homeowners sell to utilities excess electricity generated by solar panels 

Grist - April 08, 2015

In 10 years, Los Angeles plans to reduce per capita water use by 22.5 percent. It will no longer get any of its electricity from coal-fired power plants. It will turn public library lawns into urban gardens and lay out rain barrels like a city full of survivalist homesteaders.

San Jose Mercury News - April 07, 2015

SAN JOSE -- Santa Clara County is moving forward with a plan to install fields of solar panels on 32 acres of property, which would make it one of the nation's top 10 on-site renewable users even as some environmental groups question using open space for the arrays. County leaders voted unanimou

San Jose Mercury News - April 07, 2015

SAN JOSE -- Santa Clara County is moving forward with a plan to install fields of solar panels on 32 acres of property, which would make it one of the nation's top 10 on-site renewable users even as some environmental groups question using open space for the arrays. County leaders voted unanimou

Green Biz - April 06, 2015

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Common sense would dictate that Americans’ environmental concerns track the economy — that is, that we care more about the planet when we can afford to. Our concern, the theory goes, rises with our fortunes.

LA Times - April 05, 2015

There are few signs of California’s epic drought along a stretch of Maple Drive in Beverly Hills. Deep green front lawns stretch out, dotted with healthy trees and sculpted foliage. The only brown lawn in sight was at a home under construction.

Energy Manager Today - March 24, 2015

We talk to many facility managers – and in our case these are managers responsible for tens if not hundreds of small facilities – who lament their official corporate policy of “run to fail,” or replacing HVAC equipment only when it breaks.

Environmental & Energy Publishing - March 24, 2015

ONG KONG -- Shenzhen city, which is home to Warren Buffett-backed Chinese electric-car maker BYD Auto, will provide as much as 5 billion yuan ($799 million) in government funding to spur demand for green vehicles, according to an official statement released recently.The statement says the fund w

CBS News - March 19, 2015

Electric vehicles are attractive as a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and cut down on smog and even noise pollution in urban areas.

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