Marketing Solar: Future Regulations Hold Key

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Catherine Wolfram: Future regulations place substantial uncertainty on future bills, so that simple assumptions that project a flat or increasing value of bill savings over time (in real terms) may not be accurate.

Villaraigosa Fracks Up?

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Lauren Windsor: The city derives 40% of its energy from two out-of-state power plants in Arizona and Utah. During his speech, Mayor Villaraigosa said that energy would be replaced with wind, solar, and natural gas. Is that so?

Sorry Slate, No Keystone, Big Problem for Tar Sands

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Peter Jefferson Nichols: I am optimistic that while now we can hope for little but “symbolic victories” (the folks in Texas watching a trench get dug in their back yards or suffering from inhaling toxins belched by refineries would strongly object to being called “symbolic,”) someday soon we will start notching our belts with “real victories.”

CEQA Works: Protect Our Landmark Environmental Laws

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Dotty Lemieux: Business and big agricultural interests are lining up to once again push for the watering down of California’s landmark environmental legislation – the forty year old California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

You Can’t Wash Away Fracking’s Effects

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Walter Brasch: Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is ecstatic that a side benefit of destroying the environment and public health is an improvement in the economy and more jobs—even if most of the workers in Pennsylvania now sport license plates from Texas and Oklahoma.

Pseudo-Protests and Serious Climate Crisis

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David Swanson: The advantage to the expect-the-best-and-the-facts-be-damned approach is clear. Lots of people like it. You can’t have a mass rally without lots of people.

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