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World's Largest Solar Thermal Plant Starts Operating In Drought-Stricken California
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, #cleanenergy, renewable, solar, California, #climatechanged )

Brian
- 155 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Deep in the Mojave Desert northeast of Los Angeles the world's largest solar thermal electric plant has starting operating three of its generating units".
Occupy Monsanto GCU Field Agents Shutdown GMO Seed Distribution Facility
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Camino, FDA, Madrid, Monsanto, Monsanto Facility, GCU Field Agents, Shutdown GMO Seed Dist. Facility, Sol, USDA )

Judy
- 662 days ago - nationofchange.org
Today's protest is the beginning of a series of over 65 different autonomous actions that officially start on September 17, a year since Occupy Wall Street movement began.
A Great Victory for California's Coast and Ocean
Science & Tech  (tags: california, marine protected areas, mlpa, oceans )

Judy
- 757 days ago - switchboard.nrdc.org
At the end of last week, California, once again, did something no other state in the country had done before - our California Fish and Game Commission voted 3 to 0 to complete a science-based statewide network of marine reserves.
What Should California Do With Its Delta? Speak Up!
Science & Tech  (tags: Science / Clean Water, What, Should, California, Do, With Its, Delta?, Speak Up! )

Agnes
- 968 days ago - treehugger.com
Even if you don't live in the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta area, if you live in California, eat grapes or cheese from California, or love birds, you have an interest in what happens to the Delta.
Texas: What Part of NO Don't You Understand?
Science & Tech  (tags: AB32, california, clean energy, clean tech, prop 23, global warming )

Judy
- 1376 days ago - switchboard.nrdc.org
A recent State of the Climate report, compiled by more than 300 scientists in 48 countries, concluded that "...global warming is undeniable." The last 10 years have been the warmest on record. That decade beat the previous record holder: the 1990s.
California Considers Mandating Energy Storage
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, NewTechnology, wind and solar energy, California )

Roseann
- 1476 days ago - grist.org
The California Assembly has passed legislation that takes the first step to requiring that a percentage of electricity generated in the state be stored. That would allow wind and solar energy to come to the rescue during periods of peak demand.
California Students Await Call From Space Station Crew
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, children, California, involvement, interesting, nasa, science, space, study )

Sally Ann
- 1477 days ago - newsblaze.com
About 300 elementary students will be treated to a unique show and tell on June 23 when they speak with astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
7th-Graders Discover Mysterious Cave on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, cave, 7TH graders, California, NASA, red planet, Dennis Mitchell, teacher, Evergreen Middle School, Cottonwood, Mars Student Imaging Program, Mars Space Flight Facility, Arizona State University )

Pami
- 1477 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A group of seventh-graders in California has discovered a mysterious cave on Mars as part of a research project to study images taken by a NASA spacecraft orbiting the red planet.
The Big One Is Inevitable. Catastrophe Is Not.(16th Anniversary of Northridge,CA Earthquake)
Science & Tech  (tags: earthquake predictions, California )

Kristi
- 1633 days ago - latimes.com
The message for Southern California from the horror in Haiti should be -- but probably won't be -- to prepare for disaster.
California's Quake Alerts Get Major Upgrade
Science & Tech  (tags: seismic monitors, earthquake, California )

Kristi
- 1664 days ago - latimes.com
Changes to seismic monitors will provide precious seconds to notify emergency crews, utility officials and, eventually, the public, to brace for shaking.
Massive Drill to Prepare for 'The Big One' (California Earthquake)
Science & Tech  (tags: earthquake science, California )

Kristi
- 2064 days ago - abclocal.go.com
ELYSIAN PARK, Calif. (KABC) -- "The Great Southern California ShakeOut" is a massive drill to prepare for a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that scientists predict is on its way.
Minor Quake Jolts Oakland Area
Science & Tech  (tags: earthquake, California )

Ruth
- 2131 days ago - cnn.com
A magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck east of Oakland, California, at around 9 p.m. ET Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake's epicenter was about 10 miles (16 kilometers) below the surface, the USGS reported. No damage was reported.
SolarVoir: Recycling Grey Water With Style and Simplicity
Science & Tech  (tags: California, SolarVoir, Ashok Gadgil, Grey Water, Water, Water Management, Environment )

Pooja
- 2304 days ago - ecofriend.org
It uses a UV technology to decontaminate water. The product aims to recycle and reuse water which is extracted as a result of laundry, dishwashing, showering, etc. for secondary actions like car-washing, irrigation, flower-watering, flushing, etc.
Clovis-Age Overkill Did Not Take Out California's Flightless Sea Duck
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, climate, hypothesis, investigation, research, discovery, science, bird, California, duck, Palaeoindian, habitat, extinction )

Jeannine
- 2304 days ago - pmr.uoregon.edu
These birds are evolutionary oddities that developed almost exclusively in settings without major populations of terrestrial predators.Their demise can't be attributed to human hunting because their remains are absent from Pleistocene archaeological sites
 

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