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Fossils Gone Wild: Underground Hazards Link California and Oklahoma

A pattern of willful ignorance links the California methane leak, swarms of earthquakes in Oklahoma and water contamination in Michigan.

California Declares State of Emergency Over LA Methane Leak

California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency over the methane gas leak in Porter Ranch, about 30 miles northwest of downtown…

What Paul Graham Misses On Value Creation and Income Inequality

"Innovators" in the startup sense provide financial value for their owners and investors, there's no doubt. But the floods of funding to a…

EPA Drops the Other Shoe On Those Volkswagen Emissions Violations

The Volkswagen emissions scandal keeps growing, as the company fails to reach a recall agreement with the US EPA and gets slapped with…

Smart Growth Can Cure California’s Congestion Crisis

New research shows smart growth can cure California's congestion crisis while creating billions in economic and environmental benefits.

Compliance Instrument Trends in the California Cap-and-Trade Program

The California cap-and-trade program recently completed another successful allowance auction, providing an opportunity for lessons learned regarding compliance instruments. The market demand for…

2015 in Review: The Sustainability Mega-Trends Driving Business Success

There was much to be pessimistic about in 2015, but this year gave additional confirmation that the green economic revolution is real and…

The LA Methane Leak: 2015’s Epic Environmental Injustice

Environmental injustice can occur anywhere, and this Christmas, a gated community of 30,000 residents in the scenic hills of Los Angeles proved this…

San Diego’s Goal: 100 Percent Renewable Energy in 20 years

San Diego wants to be clean -- 100 percent clean energy, to be exact -- in just 20 years, under an ambitious plan…

What It Means to be a Responsible Tech Company

Throwing money at causes doesn’t solve problems, but it certainly helps. It takes a lot more than dollar signs, though, to create lasting…

A Low-Carbon Economy Crossroads

Our country, and the world, stands at a crossroads. The technologies to deliver both sustained economic growth and reduced emissions have all been…

Why Toilet-to-Tap is the Future of Water

The future of water in California, the United States and really the world is in toilet-to-tap, otherwise known as water recycling. Yes, as…

The Bay Area’s Transportation Potential and the Role Tech Companies Can Play

The regional transportation mess and the role that tech companies can play in helping enable progress towards a better more sustainable, Bay Area.

REDD Offsets in California?

The California Air Resources Board is considering how carbon offsets generated through REDD could fit into its cap-and-trade program.

LA to Power Wastewater Treatment with Waste Biogas

Constellation, subsidiary of Exelon Corporation and Los Angeles Sanitation, recently announced they broke ground on a 25-megawatt (MW) biogas fueled cogeneration plant. It…