Corporate climate change secrets targeted by D.C., California

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California clean up tech innovator Bloom Energy, with its noncombustion, lower-emission gasoline cells, is rarely having the identical tactic to powering the world as oil big Chevron, but 1 detail the companies have in common are slick advertising campaigns defining them as environmental pioneers. That community relations savvy, even though, […]

California is primed for a severe 2021 fire season

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At this point, it appears to be like nearly a specified that California will see a further historic fireplace time. A meager rainy period is in the rearview mirror. Snowpack is depleted. Vegetation and soils are parched. “All the indications are that we are heading into an additional actually bad […]

Newsom launches effort to deal with California drought

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Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday declared a drought unexpected emergency in two Northern California counties as he stood on the dry shoreline of Lake Mendocino. The declaration offers point out regulators expanded powers to curtail diversions in the parched Russian River watershed and rest river movement expectations that would have […]

Is California suffering a decades-long megadrought?

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California has entered another drought. But relying on whom you ask, the final a single may well have hardly ever seriously finished. Some scientists think the location is essentially a lot more than two many years into an rising “megadrought” — a hydrological celebration that is on par with the […]

California to use satellites to find greenhouse gas emitters

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Decades after previous Gov. Jerry Brown pledged California would launch its “own damn satellite” to monitor earth-warming pollutants, the state designs to put not 1, but two satellites in orbit to enable it hunt for tough-to-obtain “super-emitters” of methane and carbon dioxide. In an announcement Thursday, a partnership of govt […]