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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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Assembly Member Saldana lends support to Solar Hot Water Initiative

SACRAMENTO – Leaders of California’s solar industry, along with legislators, environmental and educational groups, gathered at the State Capitol Tuesday to harness the power of the sun. As temperatures reached near 100 degrees, solar companies demonstrated how highly efficient solar water heaters can capture energy from the sun to make cold water hot, dramatically reducing dependence on fossil fuels, cutting air pollution and lowering energy bills.

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Old is new again for heating water

OUR VIEW: Rooftop systems would help reduce California's dependence on fossil fuels. Can reaching back into the past help ensure our planet's future?

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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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