Tag: Climate Change

Assembly Holds Oversight Hearing on California’s August Power Outages
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Assembly Holds Oversight Hearing on California’s August Power Outages

The California State Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy held an oversight hearing to discuss the Aug. 14 and 15 electricity outages and the Preliminary Root Cause Analysis prepared by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), and the California Energy Commission (CEC). The report found that rolling blackouts were a result of poor planning…

Newsom Signs Executive Order to Phase Out Gas-Powered Cars by 2035
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Newsom Signs Executive Order to Phase Out Gas-Powered Cars by 2035

Transportation currently accounts for more than 50% of state’s greenhouse gas emissions    Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that he issued an executive order requiring sales of all new passenger vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035 and expressed support for ending fracking — the process of drilling into the earth and injecting water at high pressure at rocks…

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Pasadena Students Join International Climate Strike

Major study says world has just 11 years to avoid catastrophic climate change By Terry Miller / Photos by Brian Biery Inspired by an eloquent Swedish 16-year-old, thousands of students took to the streets from New York to Pasadena Friday. On Sept. 20, more than 4 million people across the U.S. and world went “on strike” to demand a…

‘Digital Nature 2019’ Displays Dazzle at The Arboretum
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‘Digital Nature 2019’ Displays Dazzle at The Arboretum

By May S. Ruiz Make The Arboretum in Arcadia your destination for an evening of dazzling contemporary art. From February 27 to March 3, the natural landscape of this beautiful garden will serve as the backdrop for ‘Digital Nature 2019,’ an art exhibit featuring unique, site-specific artworks. ‘Digital Nature’ brings together a collection of contemporary…

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