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Why California Must Continue To Conserve Water

This summer, California Gov. Jerry Brown lifted mandatory water restrictions following higher rainfall this spring. But the state isn't out of the woods…

Environmental Justice Wins with California Cap-and-Trade

Environmental justice is in need of a win, especially when the current climate crisis serves to magnify racial inequality and dramatically effects the…

The Myths Oil Companies Use to Resist Climate Action in California

While it cannot be denied that money talks, it doesn’t always tell the truth. The Natural Resources Defense Council fact-checked a key fossil…

California to Phase Out Nuclear Power By 2025

Pacific Gas and Electric will phase out its nuclear power production in California by 2025. That means the power produced at Diablo Canyon…

Transportation Sector Now the Largest Contributor to U.S. Emissions

As the most recent monthly report from the U.S. EIA reveals, transportation-related emissions surpassed those from the power sector during the first two…

Invest In Cheese and Eat it Too at Maker’s Common

Featuring America’s best cheese, beer, wine and charcuterie, Maker’s Common “pays homage” to the creators of artisan noshes.

The Sustainable Business Case for Cannabis Legalization

Tomorrow evening, June 14 at 6:30 p.m., at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Michael Sutton will lead a discussion on whether Californians…

What Other Cities Can Learn From San Fran’s New Solar Law

As of Jan. 1, all new buildings in San Francisco measuring 10 stories or fewer must include a rooftop solar installation. What can…

Hyperloop One Completes First Public Test

The test only lasted a few seconds before ending in a massive plume of sand. But according to Hyperloop One, this is a…

San Diego’s $127 Million Answer to Climate Change

The city of San Diego passed its landmark Climate Action Plan last December. Last week, Mayor Kevin Faulconer unveiled the first of many…

4 Ways to Grow Clean-Tech Jobs in Your City

The best kept secret in America is that clean tech is a mega job-creator. Clean tech not only accounts for a large number…

Nestlé: If the World Ate Like Americans, It Would Have Run Dry 16 Years Ago

Leaked documents reveal that Nestlé had the opportunity to get ahead of the curve and start a global conversation on water consumption. Instead,…

5 Technologies Driving California’s Clean IoT Electricity Strategy

California wants to make clean energy and a smart Internet of Things (IoT) system the world’s dominate energy strategy.

How California Blackouts Will Make Solar and Batteries A National Story

California again faces potential blackouts. Could the potential loss of power push the state's innovation in solar and energy storage to the fore?

Breaking the Connection Between Emissions and Economic Growth

As more countries shift to sustainability, economic growth is beginning to decouple from carbon emissions for the first time in history. In fact,…