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Upcycling Food Waste into Fertilizer: Q&A with California Safe Soil

You’ve heard of recycling leftover food scraps into a soil amendment for farms, but now a California startup is transforming food waste from…
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California Targets List of Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products

Last week, California's Department of Toxic Substance Control unveiled the first stage of its new Safer Consumer Products program, by releasing the names…
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Can California Make Drug Manufacturers Pay for Take-back?

Leftover prescription and over-the-counter drugs flushed down the toilet or tossed in the garbage can end up in oceans and waterways, polluting the…
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Libertarian Billionaire Peter Thiel Supports Raising the Minimum Wage

The prevailing thinking is that conservative Republicans are against raising the minimum wage. However, that is not true for all conservative Republicans. Certainly…
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Proposed California Bill Goes After Sugary Drink Makers

Sugary drinks may be next on the list for state regulation in California. A senator has proposed warning labels for all high-sugar drinks…
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California Drought May Cause Higher Food Prices For All Americans

California’s San Joaquin Valley, which supplies food to the nation is experiencing a record drought which could soon mean higher food prices for…
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State Energy Efficiency Scorecard Released – How Did Yours Fare In 2013?

In its 2013 scorecard, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranks the most energy-efficient states based on policy and program efforts…
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Pacific Coast Leaders Sign Historic Climate Action Plan

The leaders of California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia gathered on Monday to sign a historic climate action plan.
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California Car Dealers File Complaint Over Tesla Motors Advertising

The California New Car Dealers Association has filed a complaint with the state's Department of Motor Vehicles accusing Tesla of misleading advertising because…
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Uber Offers Free Rides to Level Lyft

Mere weeks after securing a staggering $258 million in new funding from Google Ventures and TPG Capital, car-booking service Uber is already training…
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Tesla Tops CA Sales, Rated Safest Car of All Time

Tesla Motors is on a roll. Just months after paying off its Department of Energy loan nine years ahead of schedule, the California…
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California is the Runaway Leader in Clean Tech

When it comes to clean tech, California is the clear leader, as the results of the U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index report show.
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San Francisco Partners with ‘Sharing’ Startups to Save Lives During Disaster

Technology is changing the way people respond to emergencies. When Hurricane Sandy resulted in dead and backed-up phone lines, people turned to social…
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Environmental Justice in Fresno, Where Faith = Awareness

In Fresno and the San Joaquin Valley, a strong environmental justice movement is taking shape, fighting to raise awareness about devastating health issues.
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100+ Ski Resorts Join BICEP Climate Declaration

Ceres and BICEP announced over 100 ski areas, including iconic resorts such as Squaw Valley and Park City, signed the Climate Declaration.