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  • Saving desert tortoises is a costly hurdle for solar projects

    Saving desert tortoises is a costly hurdle for solar projects
    Stubborn does not come close to describing the desert tortoise, a species that did its evolving more than 220 million years ago and has since remained resolutely prehistoric. Its slowpoke take on biological adaptation has exposed modern vulnerabilities....
  • Land speculators see silver lining in solar projects

    Land speculators see silver lining in solar projects
    For Sale: 3,400 acres in the desert. • No paved roads. Check. • Isolated. Ideal. • Land not suitable for farming. Perfect. • Blistering sunshine. Jackpot. • Asking price: $34 million. Deal. As large-scale solar...
  • Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight

    Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight
    Larry Eisenberg had a vision. "Amazing," he called it. "Spectacular." The Los Angeles Community College District would become a paragon of clean energy. By generating solar, wind and geothermal power, the district would supply all its electricity needs....
  • Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project

    Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project
    The effects of decades of neglect were all too visible at the nine far-flung campuses. Roofs leaked. Furniture was decrepit. Seismic protections were outdated. In 2001, leaders of the Los Angeles Community College District decided to take action. With...
  • Carlos J. Moorhead dies at 89; former Republican congressman for 24 years

    Carlos J. Moorhead dies at 89; former Republican congressman for 24 years
    Former Rep. Carlos J. Moorhead, a Republican who represented Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena and surrounding communities for 24 years in Congress, died Nov. 23, his family announced. He was 89. A Glendale resident, Moorhead died at an assisted-living...
  • Rick Perry talks energy, slams Herman Cain's '9-9-9' plan

    Rick Perry talks energy, slams Herman Cain's '9-9-9' plan
    Friday marked the day Rick Perry finally tried to go on offense. First he blitzed the network morning shows, then he delivered a detailed speech on energy policy in Pittsburgh. All before lunch. It amounted to what felt like a new chapter in the Texas...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Cooling on global warming

    Jonah Goldberg: Cooling on global warming
    "What the heck went wrong?" That, apparently, is the question roiling the environmental community as it realizes that the fight against climate change has fizzled. As Brad Plumer writes in the New Republic, everything was looking great in 2008 for a...
  • Goldberg: America's 'green' quagmire

    Goldberg: America's 'green' quagmire
    It was a massive flatbed truck, flanked by smaller vehicles brandishing "oversized load" banners, carrying a huge white thing. I think the first one I saw was in Ohio. But I know that by the time I passed Grand Island, Neb., I'd lost count. What was it?...
  • Sarah Palin to co-host 'Today' on Tuesday

     
    Sarah Palin is scheduled to make her debut as a morning show co-host when she appears alongside Matt Lauer, Al Roker and Ann Curry on "Today." Palin is NBC's answer to Oprah Winfrey's interview on "CBS This Morning" and Katie Couric's weeklong guest-...
  • SolarCity launches loan program for energy efficiency upgrades

     
    SolarCity: SolarCity launches a loan program that lets consumers make energy efficient home improvements with no money up front....
  • Is that a fracking earthquake?

     
    Environmentalists: Prepare to be shaken up. It turns out that hydraulic fracturing, a.k.a. fracking, a.k.a. the latest fossil fuel industry outrage to be perpetrated on planet Earth, isn't just a menace because it may be contaminating groundwater. It also...