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  • Most important issues went missing from presidential campaign

    Most important issues went missing from presidential campaign
    You know all that talk about how Superstorm Sandy will revivify efforts in Washington to address climate change? Write it down somewhere, because a few days or weeks from now it will be forgotten. So will concerns about income inequality, and pledges...
  • Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?

    Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?
    That ray of light you see peeking through all the clouds darkening California's future? That's the sun. More specifically, solar power, in which California is the hands-down national leader. The state's installed solar generating capacity of about 1.2...
  • China's policies fuel its renewable energy sector, report says

     
    The Chinese government has helped turn the country into an alternative energy powerhouse using a slew of policies that support domestic renewable fuel industries, according to a study released Monday. A sweeping mix of preferential financing, rebates, tax...
  • Primary Source: DWP and city officials pitch their rate increase proposal

     
    Shortly after unveiling on Monday a plan to increase rates by between 8% and 28% on Los Angeles electricity users to cover the fluctuating cost of coal and natural gas and boost the city's efforts to get more of its energy from renewable sources,...
  • Malibu library to close for $5.7-million 'green' makeover

     
    The Malibu Community Library will close June 1 for a $5.7-million "green" renovation intended to qualify for certification under the Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design, or LEED, rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, the...
  • On the market: Solar homes [Update]

     
    A plan unveiled Monday by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa proposing a $2.50-per-month rate hike as of April 1 for Los Angeles Department of Water and Power energy consumers could result in electric bills rising 8.8% to 28.4% over the next year.......
  • Pump prices rise in California, nationwide

     
    Retail gasoline prices climbed about 3 cents a gallon nationally and in California over the last week, the Energy Department said Monday as oil prices appeared to be stuck between $80 and $85 a barrel. The average price of a......
  • Los Angeles tops EPA's Energy Star buildings list

     
    Los Angeles is once again king of the hill when it comes to the number of energy-efficient buildings, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s second ranking of cities nationwide. The scorecard calculates how many commercial structures in...
  • The Dry Garden: Previewing Theodore Payne's annual native garden tour

     
    Yes, yes, yes. We all know that native gardens save water, curb greenhouse gas pollution, save homeowners thousands a year on mow and blow fees and entitle their owners to eco-sainthood. But what do they look like? Are they beautiful? If so, are they hard...
  • Mayor calls on L.A. council to approve first of four electricity rate increases

     
    Days after City Council members balked at his plan for boosting Department of Water and Power electricity rates, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Monday threw his weight behind Councilman Richard Alarcon’s plan to approve the first of four...
  • Poll: DWP rate increases and renewable energy

     
    The Times' editorial board on Monday gave its thumbs-down to the L.A. Department of Water and Power's and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's proposal to increase electricity rates by between 8% and 28% over the next year. The problem the editorial board had...