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Chevron Corp.’s plan to upgrade its aging Richmond refinery won’t add to air pollution if the oil company follows all its proposed steps, according to a draft environmental report released Tuesday by the city.
Saudi officials signed an agreement Tuesday with Belmont, Calif.-based SunEdison Inc. to explore building a solar panel factory in the kingdom.
A group of Bay Area environmentalists wants to slap warning stickers on gasoline pumps, telling drivers that the fuel they’re buying is cooking the planet. The stickers would constantly remind consumers of the link between driving and climate change.
Without policy changes and/or new technology, California will badly miss its target of slashing emissions 80 percent by 2050, according to a study by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Utilities fear solar’s rapid spread across homes and businesses, combined with the increasing efficiency of modern buildings and appliances, could slowly erode their ability to grow.
In April 2007, New York lawyer Steven Donziger flew to Ecuador convinced he was on the brink of victory against a formidable foe — Chevron Corp. On Tuesday, he’ll go on trial in New York, accused by Chevron of masterminding a massive judicial fraud.
Speaking at a panel discussion on fracking, the head of California’s Department of Conservation, Mark Nechodom, said the governor backs the oil-production technique.
Activists fighting Canadian oil sands launched a website that tracks tanker ships carrying the diluted bitumen from the oil sands and even alerts you when a “tar sands tanker” sails into your area.
ChargePoint is developing a new financing option that would let drivers of electric vehicles get a new charging station without paying the upfront cost of equipment or installation.