Archives for February 2014

Scientists urge California to boost target for cutting emissions

California is on track to cut carbon dioxide and other gases to 1990 levels by 2020. The scientists urge adoption of emission caps for 2030 and beyond. Tony Barboza | LA Times | Link to article A group of California scientists Wednesday urged state lawmakers to adopt a steeper target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions […]

World’s largest solar plant to go live in California’s Mojave Desert

As the Ivanpah solar energy project goes online on Feb. 13, we reflect on lessons learned that will protect wildlands and advance clean energy. The Wilderness Society | Link to article Three large towers rise up from California’s Mojave Desert and cast long shadows like giant sundials. Beneath them, thousands of individual mirrors face upward […]