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From electric buses to geothermal heating: 11 ways college campuses can help usher in a renewable energy future

America's colleges and universities are playing a huge role in helping the world transition to 100 percent renewable energy.

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Vote NO on Prop 6 on the California ballot | Dan Jacobson

If you are worried about climate change, you should vote NO on Prop 6 to stop the repeal on the statewide gas tax increase. We’re asking you to vote no on Prop 6 because it’s imperative that we both use less gas and invest in transportation solutions.

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California will pay residents $800 million to buy batteries

Eight hundred million dollars will soon be available to help California residents to tap even more of the power of the sun.On Sept. 27, Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 700 into law, which authorizes incentives for customers to install batteries with their solar energy systems.

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At climate summit, state leaders plug into clean electric buses

When it comes to innovative clean technology, seeing is believing. That's why, at the Global Climate Summit in California, Environment America teamed up with Proterra, a leading innovator in electric transportation, to kick off the September event with a tour billed as "States plug in to electric buses."

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California puts wildlife over waste with two laws on plastics

California’s coasts are about to get a little cleaner. On Sept. 20, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law two Environment California-backed bills to reduce plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean. The first puts in place a “straws on request” policy for dine-in restaurants; the second requires state facilities to recycle food packaging.

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