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California Lawmakers Start Conversation on Climate Change

California lawmakers are finally waking up to the seriousness of the environmental issues that have been plaguing this state for years. The introduction of various bills on February 10 will get the conversation going among environmental advocates, state lawmakers, and oil companies. A conversation is not necessarily an indication of change, but this is the...

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San Francisco’s Driest January

December rain gave Californian’s some hope that mother nature may have relent and provide much-needed relief to the drought. Debates even arose over whether we should celebrate a month of higher-than-usual rain or wait until a wetter trend is more evident. It turns out waiting would have been better. January has been virtually free of...

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Climate Change Deniers of California

California is leading the charge in setting and meeting goals to reduce the use of fossil fuels that are causing climate change. Utilities are expected to be using 40% renewable energy sources by 2025, and by 2050, the state will have reduced greenhouse emissions by 80%. Not bad for a state whose GDP is nearly...

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California Businesses Preparing for Climate Change

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) released this year a state-by-state analysis of the business response to climate change in America, including California. The CDP measures and discloses the greenhouse gas emissions of many of the largest corporations, accounting for more than 25% of the world’s emissions. The report, released in June, outlines how businesses are...