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Musk unveils plans for $10 billion Hyperloop

Published: 
Mon, 08/12/2013 - 10:27pm
Category: 
Transportation

Air cushioning: That's the high-concept technology behind the high-speed transit concept that billionaire Elon Musk calls the Hyperloop.

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California aims to "bottle sunlight" in energy storage push

Published: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 12:19pm
Category: 
Energy

California, whose green ambitions helped the solar and wind industries take root, is taking an essential next step by proposing a sharp rise in energy storage to better integrate renewable power with the rest of the grid.

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Neville Browne sees great future in plastic bottle recycling

Published: 
Mon, 09/23/2013 - 7:43pm
Category: 
Waste

Neville Browne, 67, is president and chief operating officer of CarbonLite Recycling in Century City.

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A New Alliance on Climate Change

Published: 
Fri, 11/15/2013 - 8:37am
Category: 
Energy

In an effort to compensate for the failure of central governments to address the dangers of climate change with comprehensive national policies, cities, states and regions have developed their own strategies to rein in emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.

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Brown releases proposed rules for fracking

Published: 
Sat, 11/16/2013 - 7:52am
Category: 
Energy

The Brown administration has released much-anticipated proposed rules for fracking, a controversial technique for drilling for oil and natural gas reviled by environmentalists.