ENVIRONMENT - A leading environmental group on Wednesday condemned the Biden administration's attempt to overturn a court ruling that blocked offshore fracking in public waters off the coast of California.
CA CLIMATE POLITICS - Climate hawks in California’s Legislature are taking up Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposals to accelerate the state’s emissions reduction targets, protect communities from poisonous oil and gas wells and build out enough renewable energy to completely wean the state off fossil fuel electricity by 2045.
STUDENT DEBT - President Joe Biden has just launched a plan to forgive a portion of federal college loan debt for millions of Americans.
CLIMATE WATCH - Bill McGuire is a volcanologist and Emeritus Professor of Geophysical & Climate Hazards at University College London.
FOSSIL FUELS - The short answer: No, not even close!
CLIMATE WATCH - Scientists are working on a plan to go beyond the Inflation Reduction Act (“IRA”) recently signed by President Biden, which is supposed to tackle global warming, which, in turn, is tearing the planet apart, piece-by-piece.
LA AIR QUALITY - Southern California’s petroleum refineries have a long history of dodging regulation.
ENVIRONMENT - Irvine provides a solution for transportation, energy and diversity issues bedeviling the country.
THE CLIMATE - Several major oil companies, including BP and Shell, periodically publish scenarios forecasting the future of the energy sector.
CLIMATE POLITICS - Assuming that the Democratic majority in the House passes the massive climate bill this week, the next round for federal climate action will come when Congress returns after its August recess, and it will center on something euphemistically called ‘permitting reform.’