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Good News And Bad News About Honey Bees

June 9, 2014 in In the News
Los Angeles County Beekeepers Association
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Los Angeles County Beekeepers Association
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Friday, June 6, 2014

Carbon Tax: What is it? Who's doing it? How's it working?

June 9, 2014 in In the News
ClimateSolutions.org
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ClimateSolutions.org
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Monday, June 9, 2014

Good News and Bad News about Honeybees

June 9, 2014 in In the News
OpenMarket.org
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OpenMarket.org
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Friday, June 6, 2014

Seattle Chamber's Climate Series: 2-Pack

June 5, 2014 in In the News
The Seattle Chamber
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The Seattle Chamber
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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Real World Costs Show Effective, Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Costs $1.01 Per Gallon

May 30, 2014 in Blog

There has been a great deal of debate about the potential cost of Governor Inslee's proposed low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS). In an effort to reduce carbon emissions, the Governor wants to require gasoline sold in Washington to be mixed with a certain percentage of biofuel, although he has not yet provided details.  

Wall Street Journal Experts: The Market—Not Policy—Will Dictate Coal’s Future

May 27, 2014 in Blog

The Market—Not Policy—Will Dictate Coal’s Future

12:02 pm ET
May 23, 2014

TODD MYERS: Whatever the EPA does about coal, there are several realities that will continue to dictate the future of coal in our energy mix.

Wall Street Journal Experts: To Save Water, Stop Subsidizing It

May 27, 2014 in Blog

To Save Water, Stop Subsidizing It

9:15 am ET
May 23, 2014

TODD MYERS: As a child growing up in California, my dad sat me down and gave me insight on drought that rings true to this day. He said, “Son, California is the land of surf and sun. We don’t flush for number 1.” Those words still echo in my ears.

Wall Street Journal Experts: What’s Next for Alternative Fuel Vehicles

May 27, 2014 in Blog

What’s Next for Alternative Fuel Vehicles

3:42 pm ET
May 22, 2014

TODD MYERS: Looking ahead 10 years, will electric, natural gas or hydrogen vehicles have made significant inroads in the car market?

Each of these technologies is on a different path.

31,072 Scientists say 'Climate Change Remains Unsettled'

May 27, 2014 in In the News
MFS - The Other News
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MFS - The Other News
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Tuesday, May 20, 2014