The South Bay Energy Fair will feature, on site: Bicycles as cargo vehicles Electric cars Multiple public transit advocacy groups Local biodiesel purchasing Solar energy installers Energy-saving appliances & home retrofits Ultra fuel-efficient motorscooters
Plus: Alternative Fuel Smackdown debate Green Fashion Show Independent film release
A Great Day of Solar Energy & Green Transportation
The South Bay Solar Homes Tour is a self-transported tour of local homes that have solar electric systems, solar hot water systems, super-insulated structures and windows, high-performance skylights, tankless water heaters, low-water or no-water landscaping, and other energy-efficiency features. The homes will be open to tour-goers, and the homeowners will be on hand to explain […]
As Congress continues to debate climate change legislation that would include energy efficiency measures, states are already making progress in reducing the consumption of vehicles, utilities, and other fuel users. Downtown Memphis, Tennessee, where new building energy efficiency codes were recently adopted. (Photo: About.com) The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) singled out the […]
Youth Climate Strike Leaders called on Newsom to enact a safety buffer to protect frontline communities from oil drilling, to stop issuing new fossil fuel permits, and oversee a just transition to clean energy.
If Jane Doe rides her bike a mile to the post office and then back home, is it fair to assume she just avoided two miles of driving? And can we then assume that she prevented 2.2 pounds of carbon dioxide from being emitted? That’s more or less the way most agencies calculate averted vehicle-miles traveled. One […]
Senator Fran Pavley is one of the members of the California legislature who will, with the end of the 2015-2016 session next week, bring a close to her tenure there. Pavley served for six years in the Assembly and six years in the Senate, where she worked hard to find consensus on environmental and climate change policies.
A Bus Stop in Santa Barbara Transit agencies all over the country are nearing a state of emergency. At the same time that rising gas prices are leading more Americans to opt for buses and trains, transit operators are being forced to cut service and raise fares due to budget shortfalls. In Minneapolis, the local […]