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Elon Musk's troubled love of a magical unicorn

Elon Musk has an almost Trumpian ability to court controversy. This time he's dug in with an artist in the Colorado mountains and one of his prized creations: a unicorn who uses his magic to power an electric car.<p>Tom Edwards has been a potter for 40 years, handcrafting whimsical mugs, plates and …

Tesla

California panel approves historic plan to require solar panels on new homes

New homes and low-rise apartment buildings across California would include solar panels under first-in-the-nation rules approved Wednesday by the California Energy Commission.<p>The rules now go to the state Building Standards Commission, where they were expected to easily win approval.<p>“This is …

Solar Power

Attorneys general sue EPA, Scott Pruitt over pollution requirements

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and more than a dozen other attorneys general are suing the Environmental Protection Agency and EPA …

California rain has Yosemite waterfalls flowing again

The recent storm may have caused havoc for freeways and some flooding, but it brought new life to Yosemite National Park's waterfalls, which are flowing again after being dry for several months.<p>Officials announced Wednesday that the park's grand Yosemite, Bridalveil and Cascade falls are flowing …

Want the facts on ag water use? Join the debate

It seems like a simple, verifiable fact necessary to inform drought discussions: How much of California’s water supply goes to agriculture?<p>Trying to …

Water

Yes on 67 on Twitter: "TX-based Superbag Corp. dumps $167K into #plasticbagban referendum. 97.7% of #BigPlastic $ now from out-of-state. http://t.co/GRrj8PGSDP"

Seven things to know about green investing - Road to Paris - ICSU

With 12 months to go before the final climate talks in Paris, much hope is pinned on the finance sector as a key player on “climate action”. In …

'Your Lifestyle Won't Change Much," Alvarez Says of Water Rules

Share This Article:<p>A proposal to make currently voluntary restrictions on water use in San Diego mandatory by Nov. 1 was approved Wednesday by the …

How the City of San Diego is responding to the drought

Updated:Monday, July 9 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-07-09 17:36:10 GMT<p>As fire lines were established Monday around 92 percent of the fire that swept through …

RT @EdJoyce: #CAdrought "@SFWater: Did you know? We are facing the driest 3 year period in the last 150 years!" #CAwater http://t.co/yB4gWiwkJt

Documents Reveal Billions of Gallons of Oil Industry Wastewater Illegally Injected Into Central California Aquifers

For Immediate Release, October 6, 2014<p>Contact: Hollin Kretzmann, (415) 436-9683 x 333 or hkretzmann@biologicaldiversity.org<p>Documents Reveal Billions …

Council committee approves mandatory water restrictions

SAN DIEGO -- A proposal to make currently voluntary restrictions on water use in San Diego mandatory by Nov. 1 was approved Wednesday by the City …

Aquafornia

Applications for Foundation’s 2015 Water Leaders Class Now Available

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Water Leaders Class, a yearlong program that educates young professionals from diverse backgrounds …

Questions of survival

Okay, so this drought in California has been going on for a while now, and many of us are starting to anticipate the beginning of our rainy season, …

California is actually doing a pretty good job of saving water during the drought

By Hunter Schwarz<p>, Blogger<p>The California State Water Resources Control Board announced Tuesday water consumption in August fell 11.5 percent when compared with the same time period last year, the largest monthly decline in water use this year.<p>“The trend is terrific,” said Felicia Marcus, water …

Water Politics

<b>John Coleman,</b> President, Association of California Water Agencies; Board Member, East Bay Municipal Utility District<b><br>Anthony Rendon</b>, California …

State to allow rain-related diversions

SACRAMENTO — Junior water right holders on the Sacramento, San Joaquin, Russian and Eel rivers whose diversions were curtailed because of the drought …

Tina Cannon Leahy: A tribute to California’s ‘First Lady of Water’

From Tina Cannon Leahy, posted at the California Water Blog:<p>Pauline Davis; From the private collection of Rodney Davis<p><i>“As water policy consultant for</i> …

Hot Hot Hot: Finding Relief from the Drought in Fall

<i>"Me mind on fire -- Me soul on fire -- Feeling hot hot hot"</i> are not just lyrics to the catchy one-hit wonder by Buster Poindexter. It's also what …

California Drought: Will the 2014 wine vintage be "extraordinary"?

There’s a potential upside to California’s historic drought. For winemakers it may very well be that, despite enduring endless heat (and then those …

News Worth Noting, groundwater edition: Groundwater law interactive timeline, Documents reveal billions of fracking waste injected into Central CA aquifers, San Gabriel Valley Water Assn launches weekly groundwater alerts, Western Govs express concerns over USFS groundwater directive

<b>Documents Reveal Billions of Gallons of Oil Industry Wastewater Illegally Injected Into Central California Aquifers:</b> “<i>Almost 3 billion gallons of oil</i> …