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Fracking is undoing California’s climate gains: Guest commentary

Gov. Jerry Brown is a smart, practical leader on the issue of climate change. That is why it is so disappointing to see him tripping on the issue of oil drilling in California. He moves us forward with solar power. He glides ahead on clean cars. But the governor stymies the progress by not regulating and phasing out oil drilling in the state.

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CA's Energy Conservation Blueprint

A plan is about to be finalized that will speed up the process of bringing new clean energy online. The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (commonly called the DRECP) is a strategy that will help conserve desert lands and plan for a clean energy future. It will provide permanent protection to the desert’s public lands while also identifying those areas where development of renewable energy will conflict least with natural or cultural values.

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Businesses urge protection for Berryessa-Snow Mountain

Tuleyome and Environment California have released a video featuring business owners who have taken a stand to permanently protect more than 350,000 acres of federal public lands in the Berryessa-Snow Mountain region of Northern California.

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Jerry Brown Seeks More Electric Cars in California

Gov. Jerry Brown of California has signed several bills to help build the market for electric cars in his state, two days ahead of speaking alongside world leaders at the United Nations this week for a summit meeting on climate change.

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Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills to boost purchases of electric cars

"California has more electric vehicles on its roads than anywhere else, helping us fight pollution in our state and this legislation will further that effort," Jim Evans, a spokesman for Brown, said Sunday.

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