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ArticlesFossil fuels are astonishingly harmful. The Orange County oil spill is just a reminder
October 5, 2021 | LA Times
Putting aside the climate crisis, there are many reasons to transition to solar and wind power — the Huntington Beach oil spill among them.
September 27, 2021 | Public News Service
The U.S. House of Representatives is supposed to vote this week on President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better infrastructure bill, which contains significant resources to fight climate change. Now a group called Business Forward is highlighting the costs that fires, floods and extreme heat linked to climate change have imposed on American companies. Business Forward president Jim Doyle said business leaders have direct knowledge of the price we’re paying for climate change now. Doyle noted that in 2019, California imported 80% of the fossil fuels it consumed. He claimed that by switching to renewables in-state, the Golden State could create a $79 billion opportunity to buy local energy.
25 years of “Greening the Grid”
On May 4th, 2016, friends, family and guests gathered to commemorate the official 25th Anniversary celebration of the founding of CEERT. Read John Shahabian’s (CEERT Director of Operations) recap of this special event. GO ANNIVERSARY PAGE
a closer look
V. John White talks about planning for California’s renewable energy renaissance. Stimulus projects are beginning construction; they will bring jobs into California and help to jump start the economy of high-unemployment desert areas. CEERT is bringing people together to plan for natural conservation, renewables generation, and transmission for clean power.
Hal Harvey from Energy Innovation
Hal Harvey, CEO of Energy Innovation: Policy and Technology LLC, recently visited a CEERT gathering. Here are some highlights recapping his very informative presentation to us.VIEW MORE videos »