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CEERT ReportsSierra Club BOD honors John Howard Zierold
February 21, 2014 |
The Sierra Club Board of Directors in late February at its Washington, DC meeting, officially passed a resolution honoring John Howard Zierold. (Agenda #B8c)
John represented the Sierra Club before California Legislature between 1969 and 1984. He was important aspect of the nation’s first coastal protection program, protecting the San Francisco Bay.
The full resolution can be read here.
ArticlesScientists urge California to boost target for cutting emissions
February 19, 2014 | LA Times
California is on track to cut carbon dioxide and other gases to 1990 levels by 2020. The scientists urge adoption of emission caps for 2030 and beyond.
A group of California scientists Wednesday urged state lawmakers to adopt a steeper target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions after 2020.
“California’s leadership is needed now more than ever to address the risks of a dangerously warming climate,” the Union of Concerned Scientists said in a letter signed by more than 100 scientists, researchers and economists and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown and state legislators.
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Preliminary Reliability Plan for LA Basin and San Diego
Prepared by Staff of the California Public Utilities Commission, California Energy Commission, and California Independent System Operator.
DRAFT August 30, 2013
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