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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

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National Renewable Electricity Standard Would Create Jobs, Save Consumers Billions, Cut Millions of Tons of Pollution; New UCS Report Documents Economic Benefits for California

A national renewable electricity standard requiring utilities to increase their use of wind, solar and other renewable energy sources would generate 16,000 news jobs in California, lower electric and natural gas bills, and slash global warming pollution, according to a new Union of Concerned Scientists analysis released today by Environment California. UCS examined the impact of a proposed national standard on the nation as a whole and on 20 states, including California.

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Warming up to solar: Bill on water heaters deserves passage

Anyone who has visited Hawaii with any frequency has probably taken a shower with water warmed by a solar-powered water heater. Because of its combination of plentiful sunshine and high energy prices, Hawaii promotes and subsidizes this clean form of water heating more than any other state.

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Senate should pass solar bill

Anyone who has visited Hawaii with any frequency has probably taken a shower with water warmed by a solar-powered water heater. Because of its combination of plentiful sunshine and high energy prices, Hawaii promotes and subsidizes this clean form of water heating more than any other state.

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