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Renewable Energy

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  • 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 Seismic protections were outdated.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...
  • Sacrificing the desert to save the Earth

    Sacrificing the desert to save the Earth
    Construction cranes rise like storks 40 stories above the Mojave Desert. In their midst, the "power tower" emerges, wrapped in scaffolding and looking like a multistage rocket. Clustered nearby are hangar-sized assembly buildings, looming berms of sand...
  • 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?...
  • Late Night: Stephen Colbert on 'knowledge-free' GOP candidates

     
    Stephen Colbert pokes fun at the Republican presidential candidates for their dumbed-down rhetoric....
  • U.S. has a long way to go to reduce reliance on fossil fuels

     
    At 407 pages, the Energy Department's just released Annual Energy Review contains more than you'll ever want to know about power consumption and production in America. On the other hand, you'll never be at a loss for words, or facts, on the subject....
  • Forest biofuel projects could increase West Coast carbon emissions

     
    Thinning West Coast forests on a widespread scale to feed bioenergy projects would increase the region's production of greenhouse gases, according to a new study....
  • Tons of L.A. River trash to be captured before hitting the sea

     
    Tons of trash normally swept to the ocean by the Los Angeles River should be captured by thousands of trash screens that have been installed beneath nearly every storm drain in the lower reaches of the river. The project is......
  • 'Snowtober' fits U.N. climate change predictions

     
    The report from a panel of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is expected conclude that there is a high probability that man-made greenhouse gases already are causing extreme weather that has cost governments, insurers, businesses and...
  • Coastal Commission staff urges rejection of park plan

     
    Citing concerns about endangered bird habitat and wetlands, California Coastal Commission staff members have recommended rejecting Newport Beach's plans for Sunset Ridge Park. The fate of the 20-acre public sports park rests in the hands of the 12...
  • Are birds getting bigger because of global climate change?

     
    Birds in central California are significantly larger than they were 25 to 40 years ago, and researchers believe it may be because they are bulking up in body weight to ride out severe storms related to global climate change. Over......
  • Biofuels, wind power show gains, but hurdles remain

     
    Biofuels and wind power are having the biggest new impact in American power generation, according to a report released today by the U.S. Energy Department. Consumption of biofuels has risen 16 fold increase since 2000 and wind power use has seen an...