Category Archives: Green California Summit

California Climate Fight More Urgent Than Ever

Beijing smog: Studies have found that auto exhaust is the main source of pollution. In the face of proposed changes in federal efforts to fight climate change, California’s aggressive efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have become more important than ever. … Continue reading

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Recycling Organic Waste: Summit Training

As of January 2017, businesses, government buildings and multifamily structures in California that generate 4 cubic yards of organic waste per week are legally required to recycle it. Specialists working to support implementation of the law are finding that there … Continue reading

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The Wettest Drought Year?

There’s no doubt that 2017 has been a wet year. California mountains are covered with snow, and most reservoirs are above their long-term averages. While we won’t see a surface water shortage in 2017, UC Davis notes that some remnants … Continue reading

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Smart Cities – Challenges and Opportunities

In just over three decades, 70 percent of Earth’s population is expected to live in cities. A study from The Economist asks citizens and businesses in 12 diverse cities around the world, from Los Angeles to Shanghai, for their thoughts … Continue reading

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