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California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

...requiring California to get half its electricity from renewable energy sources within 15 years and to double the energy efficiency of existing buildings.The Democratic governor also signed three oil spill protection bills, months after a pipeline...
Nation and World
Alaska editorial: Arctic Energy Summit hosted circumpolar nations for issues discussion

...Fairbanks, and Alaska presenters such as Dillingham assistant professor Tom Marsik contributed to the discussion of energy efficiency. Mr. Marsik, who performs research and teaches with UAF's College of Rural and Community Development, bears...
Chinese President arrives in Seattle for U.S. visit

...between five U.S. governors and six of their Chinese counterparts will take place over issues that include improving energy efficiency in buildings, modernizing electrical grids and commercializing renewable energy.He was also to deliver a policy...
Regional News
My Turn: Time to connect to the President's issue - climate change

...reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As used here, the term "clean energy" refers both to energy efficiency and renewable energy generation. Energy efficiency can further be broken down into demand and supply changes, while renewable energy resources...
Calif.'s climate fight in 11th hour

...that the ambitious proposal to cut petroleum use by half, boost renewable electricity use to 50 percent and double energy efficiency in existing buildings will hurt California's economy and working-class residents.An oil industry-funded group...
Not For Web
44th in the 49th make the transition to a new world built upon renewable energy."Berkowitz used his time to introduce a new energy efficiency program in Anchorage.All later had a chance to meet the president in person.During his speech, the President...
My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership

...even larger cost burden for many rural Alaskans. Energy efficiency, weatherization and development of housing stock...5. Empower local communities to take action. An energy efficiency competition has been suggested that could empower...
My Turn: Obama has another kind of climate change denial

...And a few years ago when she introduced her Energy 20/20 plan, she said whatever we do to improve the nation's energy efficiency shouldn't impact Americans' right to freely pursue happiness.On Monday, Obama also acknowledged the American...
Kerry talks tech as a solution to climate change woes

...oil exploration.Emphasizing technology, including better environmental observation, greater fuel efficiency, energy efficiency and home insulation, is a compromise approach. All of those elements are featured on the GLACIER conference's...
Cruise association responds to alleged violations

...include calibrated emission monitoring instrumentation, self-reporting practices when a problem is detected, energy efficiency and conservation efforts, and utilization of shore power to reduce engine operations where available."Binkley...


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