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The Chronicles of the Hydraulic Brotherhood Lloyd G. Carter, former UPI and Fresno Bee reporter, has been writing about California water issues for more than 35 years. He is President of the California Save Our Streams Council. He is also a board member of the Underground Gardens Conservancy and host of a monthly radio show on KFCF, 88.1 FM in Fresno. This is his personal blog site and contains archives of his news career as well as current articles, radio commentaries, and random thoughts.
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Ontario's New Energy Plan - Confronting Climate Change

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 05:35

 

Ontario’s New Energy Plan - Confronting Climate Change

By Emma Bailey

 

For too long, action against climate change has taken the form of vague promises and elusive legislation. However, with the recent passing of Ontario’s Climate Change Mitigation and Low Carbon Economy Act and the establishment of a broader 5-year “Climate Change Action Plan”, quantitative measures and tangible progress towards emissions reduction are now in place in the province of Ontario, Canada. With the Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP) our neighbors to the north aim to drastically reduce greenhouse gas pollution (GHG), create jobs and shift all families and businesses towards a low-carbon economy.

 

By the year 2050 if all goes according to the “plan”, carbon emissions in the province will be 80 percent lower than they were in 1990 – an ambitious target which will require a dramatic restructuring of all infrastructure supporting Ontario’s current society.

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State Audit requested for proposed Delta Twin Tunnels

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:59
From the offices of Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman and Senator Lois Wolk:

Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman and Senator Lois Wolk announced on Monday that they will request a state audit of California Water Fix, the new name for a very old project to divert water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  READ MORE »

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San Francisco Double Standard

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:55
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Kern County Residents Conduct Capitol Sit-In to Protest Central Valley Oil Drilling

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 05:38
by Dan Bacher Governor Jerry Brown has become infamous for spouting off about “climate change” and “green energy” at international climate conferences as he promotes environmentally destructive policies, including fracking,  pollution trading and R.E.D.D. and the salmon-killing Delta Tunnels, back at home.

 

Three protesters from Kern County are apparently tired of Governor Brown’s green rhetoric and pro-Big Oil actions and are currently conducting a sit-in outside of Governor Jerry Brown’s offices in the State Capitol as part of “Break Free,” a global wave of actions to keep fossil fuels in the ground.  READ MORE »

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