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California Shows How Smart Suburbs Can Be Clean Energy Solutions

This week, the California Assembly is poised to pass a bill that will use suburban development to reduce driving time for residents and cut global warming pollution.

Progress and Differences on Incentives for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation

In the international climate negotiations in Ghana, countries strongly reiterated the critical importance of incentives to assist developing countries in efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degr

Sectoral Intercourse

A little ray of sunlight peeked through the clouds on Wednesday, the opening day of the latest round of the climate treaty talks, taking place in Accra, Ghana.  The meeting began with a workshop on “sectoral approaches.”  Country presentations focused on how to reduce heat-trapping emissions

Starting to Read from the Same Book on Sectoral Approaches for Developing Countries

There have been a number of approaches proposed over the years for the efforts of major developing countries, see here (pg.

The Attractive Clean Trucks Plan

It was a beautiful day in most of Los Angeles yesterday.  I played hooky from work and drove out to the ballpark to see the Dodgers beat the Rockies 3-1.  Remarkably, Manny Ramirez stole a base!

Is There a "Hints from Heloise" for Energy Saving Tips?

As our nation gets caught up in the frenzy surrounding the two political conventions, I can’t help but think about the role of the individual in all this political machinery. Both conventions will talk a lot about energy policy, for instance.