California’s Last Nuclear Power Plant Being Shut Down

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The last remaining nuclear power plant in California will begin shutting down operations in six years, after state regulators Thursday unanimously approved a plan outlining details of the [...]

California Is Preparing To Defend Its Waters From Trump Order

By Jane Kay, -

In its first act to shield California from the Trump administration’s repeal of regulations, the state’s water board has prepared its own rules protecting wetlands and other waters. The proposed [...]

California Regulations May Hinder Trump Effort To Renew Offshore Drilling

By Ellen Knickmeyer, -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the decades since a 1969 oil spill near Santa Barbara tarred sea-life and gave rise to the U.S. environmental movement, politicians and environmental activists have built [...]

The California Sycamore On California Avenue

By Neil Cohen, -

This is, for a change, a feel good story; maybe, so far, we hope; a breezy general history of a giant sycamore, our community, and a disparate band of amateur activists coming together to [...]

Microgrids Keep These Cities Running When The Power Goes Out

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By Erica Gies for Inside Climate News - Borrego Springs, California, is a quaint town of about 3,400 people set against the Anza-Borrego Desert about 90 miles east of San Diego. Summers are [...]

Study Shows Limits Of Cap-And-Trade In California

By Larry Buhl, -

By Larry Buhl for Capital and Main - On November 11, shortly after he began his speech at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, California Governor Jerry Brown [...]

Concerned Citizens & Environmental Groups Stop Oil Train In Its Tracks

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By Staff of Center for Biological Diversity - BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— A coalition of concerned citizens, environmental groups, and health and safety advocates successfully challenged the approval of [...]

Report: Racial, Economic Injustice Of Pollution Trading Programs

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By Staff of Food & Water Watch - WASHINGTON – New analysis published today details the disproportionate burdens of air and water contamination and serious human health effects placed on [...]

California City Transforms Into ‘The Solar Capital Of The Universe’

By Jeremy Deaton, -

By Jeremy Deaton for Think Progress - Parris isn’t just looking to attract installation jobs. He also wants to bring manufacturing jobs to Lancaster. Accordingly, he encouraged BYD to open two [...]

Ensuring Equality For All In The Workplace

By Staff of NELP - It has been more than 50 years since the Civil Rights Movement and the passage of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a landmark federal law that prohibits racial [...]

Proposed State-Run STEM School Raises Questions, Suspicions

By Bill Raden, -

By Bill Raden for Capital and Main - A hastily revised bill introduced in Sacramento last month is attempting to address the state’s STEM crisis by adding a single new privatized state STEM [...]

California Considers Combustion-Engine Car Ban

By Ryan Beene and John Lippert, -

By Ryan Beene and John Lippert for Bloomberg - The internal combustion engine’s days may be numbered in California, where officials are mulling whether a ban on sales of polluting autos is needed [...]

California To Sue Trump Administration Over U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

By Patrick McGreevy and Jazmine Ulloa, -

By Patrick McGreevy and Jazmine Ulloa for Los Angeles Times - California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra plans to announce a lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of the state that will challenge President [...]

California Statewide Coalition Housing Now Confronts Housing Crisis

By Deepa Varma, -

By Deepa Varma for The Examiner - California now has the highest poverty rate in the nation when the cost of housing is taken into account. Since 2005, more than 2.5 million Californians have [...]

What A Public Bank Could Mean For California

By Ellen Brown, -

By Ellen Brown for The Web of Debt Blog - California is the eighth largest economy in the world, and it has a debt burden to match. It has outstanding general obligation bonds and revenue bonds [...]