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October 18th, 2011
The debate over Saltworks, a proposal to build 12,000 homes on former salt ponds in Redwood City, is a harbinger of coming development fights in the age of climate change. In...
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October 21st, 2011
More than a year after oil stopped gushing into the Gulf, the co-chairs of the commission tasked with investigating the Deepwater Horizon oil spill appeared together at...
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November 17th, 2011
In the wake of the collapse of solar panel maker Solyndra, the solar industry has received sustained front-page treatment for the first time. Unfortunately, most of the...
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November 18th, 2011
Climate change “is going to dominate our world in the next century. It’s a very big risk, but it’s also a tremendous opportunity, if we make the right choices,” says Dan...
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November 8th, 2011
Growth as we’ve known it is over, Paul Gilding and Richard Heinberg told a Climate One audience in San Francisco on November 7. Confronted by resource constraints and...
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September 19th, 2011
The hard-won consensus reached to cool three of California’s most intractable water disputes is imperiled, warned Interior Secretary Ken Salazar at Climate One on September...
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October 26th, 2011
He hears North Dakota called the Saudi Arabia of wind power, Nevada, the Saudi Arabia of solar, Oregon, the Saudi Arabia of cellulosic ethanol. “With all of these Saudi...
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October 27th, 2011
It might sound strange coming from the scion of a family whose name is synonymous with cars, but Bill Ford is worried about a world with too many automobiles. “Even if we...
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November 3rd, 2011
America’s innovation engine is the envy of the world, yet it struggles to deploy new technology at the scale commensurate with its economic might. A panel of experts from...
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December 6th, 2011
Climate One played host to a moving tribute to the late Stanford University climatologist Stephen Schneider on Tuesday, December 6. Penn State geoscientist Richard Alley was...
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December 13th, 2011
The year 2011 has been marked by extreme weather. In the U.S. alone, a record dozen disasters caused more than $1 billion in damage. This, and the release last month of a...
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January 30th, 2012
Can large solar farms and the California desert co-exist? Yes, says this expert panel, which includes state and federal policymakers, an environmental advocate, and a project...
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February 3rd, 2012
Clean energy has boomed in recent years, but to guarantee its continued growth investors need stable, long-term policy support, three of the Bay Area’s leading energy...
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February 13th, 2012
Have regulators, environmentalists, and automakers reached détente on the need to boost the fuel efficiency of America’s vehicle fleet? If one judges by the bonhomie...
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March 7th, 2012
Three years after American taxpayers bailed out industry giant General Motors, GM posted the most profitable year in its century-long history. The bailout saved an estimated...
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February 29th, 2012
None of the experts onstage at Climate One on February 29 expect much to come from the United Nations climate change negotiations. That’s not to say they think action has...
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March 2nd, 2012
While stories about climate change made front-page news during the 2008 presidential campaign, today’s media coverage regarding climate is down. In spite of surging gasoline...
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March 29th, 2012
Water. All life depends on it. Human populations and environmental ecosystems to be sure, but also private industry and government economies. Today, however, this precious...
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March 26th, 2012
While scientists point to recent severe global weather events as evidence of climate change, energy policy-makers have become polarized. It’s our youth who will suffer the...
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April 24th, 2012
Financial market volatility and depleting natural resources together present a challenging outlook for investors. How can individuals and communities be more resilient amid...

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