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Is Ozonegeddon Next Up For LA?

July 20, 2011 by Adrian Martinez

Today, the LA Times reported on a lawsuit filed by health, environmental and environmental justice groups filed yesterday in the Los Angeles region.  Later in the day, LA Times reporter Paul Whitefield took to the Opinion LA blog analyzing the comments received about that article and litigation effort, including opining...[read more]

The search for a non-taxing carbon tax

April 14, 2010 by Lou Grinzo

One of the hallmarks of being a politician is the ability to convince yourself and others (meaning both other politicians and your constituents) that it makes perfect sense to believe two contradictory things at the same time. In the endlessly debated issue of “putting a price on carbon” we have a nearly perfect breeding ground for this...[read more]

Canada and Oil Sands contest future energy markets

February 19, 2010 by Climatico Analysis

In January 2010, California passed regulation over Green House gases by determining the pollution of fuels coming into California: LA times has coverage here: “The Air Resources Board voted 9 to 1 in favor of the complex new rule, which is expected to slash the state’s gasoline consumption by a quarter in the next decade” The move...[read more]

Nuclear power: less effective than energy efficiency and renewable energy?

November 22, 2009 by Big Gav
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The LA Tmes has a post on the effectiveness of nuclear power for mitigating global warming - Nuclear power: less effective than energy efficiency and renewable energy?.The Environment California Research & Policy Center concluded that launching a nuclear power industry nearly from the ground up is too slow and expensive a process....[read more]