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Diablo Canyon: CA is careening towards spending BILLION$ on a bad decision

Photo credit: NRCgov Please contact the CA Energy Commission y Friday August 19 to let them know: We don’t need to spend $billions on outdated, inflexible, brittle, unreliable power! What DO we need? A flexible, reliable, affordable, clean energy grid.  The baseload power concept is outdated, a mismatch for cheaper and cleaner energy generation, and creates a more difficult-to-manage system. Big chunks of inflexible power do not address the challenges

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How clean are Electric Cars?

Quick Answer-87% cleaner with renewable electricity! This question is one that I have been trying to answer since I bought an EV in 2011.  My last answer was in 2015 where I produced this table based on data from the

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Six People, Nine Months

After the major fires in Sonoma County in the Fall of 2017, the community came together to find ways to support fire survivors and help the community rebuild stronger. One area of focus became figuring out a way to rebuild

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Berkeley Gas Ban Update and FAQ’s

This past July, Berkeley became the first city in the US to eliminate natural gas hookups for new low-rise residential construction, ending the era of automatically and mindlessly extending the infrastructure that accelerates the climate crisis. Other cities have been

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Contra Costa Youth Fight Big Oil

Head youth organizers, Alexi Lindeman and Ian Cohen. Photo provided by Alexi Lindeman. CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, California (Earth Anecdotes) – Youth activist Greta Thunberg has transformed awareness about the climate crisis all around the world. Now, in a parallel effort,

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Diesel Free Neighborhoods

Recording and Other Resources from the March 26 Panel & Leadership Team Conversation Recording 26Mar22 Diesel Free NS mtg.mp4  You may need to unzip this file; Google will walk you through the process. Panel Bios Chris Peeple: ​​Chris Peeples has

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