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We won permanent protection for Stornetta Public Lands.

President Barack Obama has expanded the California Coastal National Monument, permanently protecting California’s Stornetta Public Lands. The monument expansion will save over 1,600 acres of beach, wetlands, dunes, and waterways along northern California’s scenic coastline. Environment California's Nathan Weaver attended the dedication event.

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Wind Energy Prevents As Much Global Warming Pollution As Taking 897,000 Cars Off The Road

California wind farms currently generate energy equivalent to powering 1.2 million homes.  In 2011, California installed more new wind capacity than any other state in the nation.  If wind development continues through 2016 at a pace comparable to that of recent years, California will reduce global warming pollution by as much as taking an additional 925,000 cars off the road and will save enough water to meet the needs of an additional 40,100 people.

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Wind Power for a Cleaner America

Coal- and natural gas-fired power plants pollute our air, are major contributors to global warming, and consume vast amounts of water—harming our rivers and lakes and leaving less water for other uses. Wind energy has none of these problems. It produces no air pollution, makes no contribution to global warming, and uses no water.

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California Schools Are Going Solar

California's schools are leading the way to the state's solar future, generating electrical power while saving on costs and helping educate their students about the importance of renewables.

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Survey: California Schools Going Solar

A survey of California schools found nearly 200 solar projects installed on campuses, leading the way to the state's solar future, environmentalists say.

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Consideran energía solar

Así lo divulgó el Environment California Research & Policy Center, en su más reciente reporte. Este señaló que, luego de un análisis de 200 escuelas en el estado, con el proyecto California Solar Schools no solo existe una oportunidad de ahorro económico significativo para las escuelas, sino que los estudiantes podrían gozar de un ambiente más limpio y del valor de la educación ambiental.

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