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Steve Snyder on Efficiency lessons from Germany

I should be specific that, post-Fukushima, Merkel actually reverted to the original nuclear phase-out approved before by Schroeder and the Social Democrats. Details here. http://theenergycollective.[…]t-leading-more-coal-burning [...]

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Steve Snyder on Efficiency lessons from Germany

Not quite true on Germany and coal. Post-Fukushima, it upped coal usage hugely. Now, in the long term, it may reduce coal use further. But, [...]

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Washington’s new clean-water plan is a mixed bag

Kevin Taylor | Jul 18, 2014 05:10 AM

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Nolan Patrick Veesart on California gears up to fine water wasters: Should we turn our neighbors in?

Judith Lewis Mernit | Jul 17, 2014 07:50 AM

While responsible citizens are wringing their hands about urban water use and considering "turning in their neighbors", corporate agriculture is flooding almond orchards and spray [...]

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Judith Lewis Mernit on California gears up to fine water wasters: Should we turn our neighbors in?

Judith Lewis Mernit | Jul 17, 2014 07:50 AM

Hi J - Yes, I've seen that map in many places. I was actually going to post that map with the blog, but because it [...]

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J Dusheck on California gears up to fine water wasters: Should we turn our neighbors in?

Judith Lewis Mernit | Jul 17, 2014 07:50 AM

Whoops! It doesn't included Santa Barbara. My mistake.

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J Dusheck on California gears up to fine water wasters: Should we turn our neighbors in?

Judith Lewis Mernit | Jul 17, 2014 07:50 AM

Here is a map from Bay Area News Group that shows which regions were saving in May and which were not. When I said the [...]

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Judith Lewis Mernit on California gears up to fine water wasters: Should we turn our neighbors in?

Judith Lewis Mernit | Jul 17, 2014 07:50 AM

Hi J Duscheck, and thanks for your comment. I'm not quite sure what you're so frustrated about, though: According to the California water board's numbers, [...]

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J Dusheck on California gears up to fine water wasters: Should we turn our neighbors in?

Judith Lewis Mernit | Jul 17, 2014 07:50 AM

Living in Santa Cruz, CA, as I do, I am frustrated by the way people are reporting the water usage stats. Here included. "It’s almost [...]

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California gears up to fine water wasters: Should we turn our neighbors in?

Judith Lewis Mernit | Jul 17, 2014 07:50 AM

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