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First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

California's Carbon Trading Program May Give You Money Soon

California households who get their electricity from the state's privately owned utilities will be getting a bit of a present in their electric bills this fall, thanks to the state's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program.Most California residents' electric ... [Published KCET - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Group Seeks State Protection For Imperiled Tricolored Blackbird

Citing alarmingly steep declines in the species' population, a conservation group is asking the state of California to list the tricolored blackbird as Endangered under the California Endangered Species Act. The group also wants the state to take emergency ... [Published KCET - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Rare Weasel May Get Federal Protection

Pacific fisher | Photo: USFWSThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that it may add Pacific fishers in three western states to the list of Threatened Species. The increasingly rare member of the weasel family has come under increasing ... [Published KCET - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Arklow Shipping Silver Band to play World Premiere

The World Premiere of a new piece of music sponsored by the Wicklow County Arts Office and written especially for The Arklow Shipping Silver Band will take place in the beautiful surroundings of the Mermaid Arts Centre on Saturday 11th October at 8pm ... [Published Wicklownews.net - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Twentynine palms hotels

California is a diverse state. It is also the most populous state in the US. The state’s economy is the biggest too. As far as the land area is concerned, it the third biggest after Alaska and Texas. To the west lies the Pacific Coast whereas in the southeast ... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

I Heart My National Park: Joshua Tree

Jeff Ohlfs   began his  love affair with Joshua Tree National Park a quarter of a century ago. The chief ranger of the park, Ohlfs has seen more of Joshua Tree than any other person posted there.  ”I remember believing I could never work in a desert park,” ... [Published National Geographic - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Imperiled California Bird Gets Federal Protection

After waiting more than 15 years for the federal government to agree that it needs protection, the western population of the yellow-billed cuckoo will be listed as Threatened Friday under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.In a decision to be published Friday, ... [Published KCET - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

No! Wrong Way! U.S. Carbon Emissions Rising Again

Well here's some news to ruin your weekend: the federal government's chief energy analysts say that despite a massive national investment in renewable energy, U.S. greenhouse gas emissions are climbing again.According to the latest Monthly Energy Review ... [Published KCET - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nation's Largest Battery Storage Project Charges Forward in Kern County

The largest battery-based grid power storage system in North America just went online in Kern County.With a storage capacity of 32 megawatt-hours, enough to power a typical American home for about 15 months, Southern California Edison's Tehachapi Energy ... [Published KCET - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

One year old survives being swept away by flood

Watch VideoJoshua Tree, CA (CNN) – It’s an amazing story of survival. A wall of flood water and mud crashed into a home, carrying away a one-year-old boy. But the baby survived. He had mud and water in his lungs and some cuts and bruises, but he’s expected ... [Published WGNO - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Intimate Silence: Spirituality of Desert Preservation

Desert Stewardship Project event, 9/6/14, Joshua Tree National MonumentA young Muslim woman student at the University of Southern California once told me that the reason she fasts at Ramadan is to manifest an essential human quality. Human beings, she ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Rooftop Solar Leads to Cheaper Bills in More Ways Than You Thought

Every once in a while a study reveals something new that makes perfect sense when you think about it. Here's the latest example we've seen: a survey conducted by researchers for the San Diego-based Center for Sustainable Energy found that California homeowners ... [Published KCET - Sep 11 2014]

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...to fight climate change and improve air quality," said Mary D Nichols, Chairman of the California Air Resources Board, in a press release. "If homeowners and businesses use their credit to invest in energy efficient measures to help reduce their carbon footprint, they will save even more energy and help the state meet its goals." CARB administers the Climate Credit program along with the California Public Utilities Commission
...colonies over the past two decades, but state and federal wildlife agencies have failed to take any serious action," said CBD's Jeff Miller. "Unless we want to lose a unique California bird, it's imperative that harvesting and plowing activities on private lands used for tricolor breeding are prohibited or delayed during the upcoming 2015 nesting season -- and that prohibitions on shooting tricolors are enforced."
...all over the West, but because of our poor treatment of western rivers, they're now found in just a handful of places," said CBD's Noah Greenwald. "With just a little more care, we can restore the rivers the cuckoo needs to survive, benefiting not just this unique songbird, but hundreds of other plants and animals and people too."
"The growth in U S CO 2 emissions is clear wake-up call that much more needs to be done to accelerate the growth of renewable energy sources, as well as improved energy efficiency, if the nation is to successfully address climate change" said Ken Bossong, executive director of the SUN DAY Campaign, which sent out a press release on the reported increase

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California's Carbon Trading Program May Give Yo... [Published KCET - Oct 15 2014]
Group Seeks State Protection For Imperiled Tric... [Published KCET - Oct 11 2014]
Rare Weasel May Get Federal Protection [Published KCET - Oct 08 2014]
Arklow Shipping Silver Band to play World Premiere [Published Wicklownews.net - Oct 06 2014]
Twentynine palms hotels [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Oct 06 2014]
I Heart My National Park: Joshua Tree [Published National Geographic - Oct 03 2014]
Imperiled California Bird Gets Federal Protection [Published KCET - Oct 02 2014]
No! Wrong Way! U.S. Carbon Emissions Rising Again [Published KCET - Sep 26 2014]
Nation's Largest Battery Storage Project Charge... [Published KCET - Sep 25 2014]
One year old survives being swept away by flood [Published WGNO - Sep 18 2014]
No Protection for 2 Rare NorCal Plants [Published KCET - Sep 17 2014]
Intimate Silence: Spirituality of Desert Preser... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 17 2014]
Arid Land Birds in Steep Decline [Published KCET - Sep 12 2014]
Rooftop Solar Leads to Cheaper Bills in More Wa... [Published KCET - Sep 11 2014]
Josh Thomas and why no one is watching Australi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
Where a bull session is really about bulls [Published Huron Plainsman - Jun 12 2014]
Las Vegas burning: Lessons in resilience from t... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Apr 29 2014]
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