We’ve complained about nauseous smells in Long Beach coming from the harbor, the cement factories, and the dreaded petroleum refineries for some time. After years of complaints, AQMD is investigating the recurring stench.
Tag: Los Angeles
Mayor Garcetti & Port Of Los Angeles To Announce New Clean Air Initiatives On July 12th, 2016
If you are in Los Angeles and are up for some vital community activity and fresh ocean breezes, we received a press release of cleantech highlights being presented next week at the … [Read full article]
Paris Smog Can Take Cars Off The Streets
Travelers cherish the city of Paris for the charm of its luxurious springtime, but maybe not this year. Since last Wednesday, air pollution in Paris and 22 suburbs has topped the … [Read full article]
Los Angeles Council Unanimously Puts Off Fracking
When the hydraulic fracturing measure passed the Los Angeles City Council today, several tweeters posted photos of this meeting (source of the above: Walker Foley on twitter). The City Council … [Read full article]
How Clean Is Your Electricity? Ask The EPA
If you’ve ever wondered about the composition of the electricity delivered to your home (most of us have no clue), there’s one quick and easy way to find out. The … [Read full article]
Electric Cars & Plug-in Hybrids Seeing Strong Sales Growth & Investment… Much More To Come
The Union of Concerned Scientists’ Clean Vehicles program recently released an updated version of its rather comprehensive “backgrounder” on electric vehicles — “how much the technology is growing in the … [Read full article]
Top 50 Solar Energy Stories Of 2013 (So Far): Part 2 (#2–21)
We’re trying to get more solar energy stories going here on Planetsave. To catch readers up, I’m doing a short series on the top 50 solar energy stories of 2013 so … [Read full article]
Geo-Engineers Without Orders – Lack of Rules Could Mean More Rogue Experimenters
Last July, American businessman and “rogue geoengineer” Russ George undertook an ambitious iron-fertilization experiment in the waters off the western coast of Canada. The officially-unapproved-but-not-technically-illegal experiment in geoengineering sought … [Read full article]
Los Angeles Returns Street to People
There is nothing pleasant about a huge road full of cars. No one finds such a place enjoyable except, perhaps, someone in love with traffic or weaving in and … [Read full article]
Rising Sea Level To Exact Economic Toll on Californian Coast
A new study has found that rising sea levels over the next century could exact massive financial tolls from communities along the Californian coastline.
Real Live Vertical Farm Built In South Korea, Churning Out Lettuce
Vertical farming, as a concept, has been around for years, but it’s being put into practice and showing results in South Korea…
Ancient Lake Linked to San Andreas Earthquakes
Southern California’s Salton Sea may be one of many factors involved in setting off earthquakes in the region, specifically along the southern San Andreas Fault, and may in fact have already triggered large earthquakes over the past thousand years.
Could Los Angeles be Solar-Powered?
On the same day that the catastrophic 9.0 earthquake hit Japan, March 11, UCLA’s Luskin Center for Innovation announced the publication of its “Los Angeles Solar Atlas.” Needless to say, it didn’t get much attention at that time. But it is a very useful and interesting publication, so I thought I’d share some of its key aspects and findings with you today.