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More Drought = More CO2

The California drought's impacts on agriculture, water systems and infrastructure are well known. Now new research demonstrates that there is a negative carbon…
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Setting Goals for Diversity: The Silicon Valley Challenge

You know it can't be a good sign when a congressional caucus turns up at your door to ask about your diversity numbers.…
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The Case For a Meat Tax

Sweden is leading the way and looking at implementing a meat tax to promote domestic farmed goods. Is it time for America to…
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Free Utility Customers To Profit From the Clean Power Plan

Today's adoption of the Clean Power Plan begs this question: Why shouldn’t a utility customer be able to put solar on their roof,…
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Coho Salmon’s Survival in California an Upstream Swim

Coho salmon are making a comeback in Northern California, but if salmon species such as the Coho have a fighting chance of surviving…
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SolarCity Provides a Way for SMBs To Afford Solar Energy

SolarCity recently introduced a new solar energy service that enables small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to pay less for solar than they pay…
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Shopping for Furniture? Check the Labels

It is now possible to buy new furniture made without toxic flame retardants, but some furniture on the market may still contain these…
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Clif Bar Founders Invest in Farm-to-Food Truck

While Clif Bar continues to thrive under CEO Kevin Cleary, co-founders Kit and Gary were ready for a new challenge: food and wine.…
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How Sports Are Influencing Sustainable Practices

We sat down with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Portland Timbers and San Diego Padres to talk sustainability, the position sports teams are in to…
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Boehner’s Drought Plan: Blame Environmentalists and Obama

House Speaker John Boehner – leader of the least productive Congress in American history, one which has done little, if anything, to assist…
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San Diego: A Model of Water Conservation

As a result of a four-year drought, all regions in California are implementing water conservation measures. San Diego stands out as a model…
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How the U.S. Stacks Up In Terms of Ecological Footprint and Resource Availability

Have you ever wondered how the U.S. and its states are doing in terms of resource availability and ecological footprints? You don’t have…
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What America Can Learn From the California Water Crisis

As it fights against perhaps one of the worst dry spells in 1,000 years, California teaches the rest of the country many vital…
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The Case for Saving Water (And Not Just in Drought-Stricken California)

Saving water shouldn't just be something that we do when the soil is dry; it is something we need to make a part…
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Irvine, California: Planning (Indoor) Agriculture for the 21st Century

Freelance blogger Jim Pantaleo has fond memories of youth in agricultural Irvine, California, a place which would soon morph into a bedroom community…
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