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Green energy is gold for California, US
San Francisco Chronicle
August 20, 2018

I am a physicist, and an energy and sustainability science researcher, and I live in California because of its penchant for not just setting but actually achieving big goals and adopting bold visions others may consider too ambitious. What California proposes, we research, debate and then accomplish. In fact, we often exceed the goals skeptics have deemed unmeetable.

Free California of Fossil Fuels
The New York Times
August 8, 2018

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — For generations — maybe since the gold rush — California has been where our dreams gather, the Elysian coast where palm trees sway in the ocean breeze and entire industries rise to sate our fantasies and our appetites. A bite of an orange is endless summer.

Wanted: Climate Solutions How About 100 Percent Renewable and Zero Carbon Electricity by 2045?
Santa Barbara Independent
July 26, 2018

Just in this last week, we here in Santa Barbara got another reminder of the risks associated with human-caused climate change.

Opinion: Business leaders want 100 percent clean energy bill
Mercury News
July 23, 2018

This week, state legislators have the opportunity to make California the largest economy in the world that is committed to 100 percent clean energy.

California should commit to 100 percent renewable
SF Chronicle
July 22, 2018

The “100 Percent Clean Energy for California” legislation, Senate Bill 100, would help the state continue its jobs-creating path toward clean energy and also catalyze the nation (and arguably the world) to follow. That’s why 28 major companies, including Adobe and Salesforce and the sustainability nonprofit Ceres, sent letters to the California Assembly, Senate and governor, urging SB100’s passage.

If California is serious about fighting climate change, lawmakers have to commit to 100% clean energy
LA Times
July 21, 2018

One of the great success stories in California’s fight...

California revives 100-percent carbon-free energy bill
July 3, 2018

California lawmakers on Tuesday revived a long-stalled proposal to set a goal of generating 100 percent of the state’s energy from carbon-free sources.

UC Berkeley Labor Center finds diversity in renewable energy workforce
The Daily Californian
September 7, 2017

If SB-100 is approved, that would drive further growth construction, more jobs and more openings in apprenticeship programs.

The path to carbon-free electricity
Capitol Weekly
September 7, 2017

It’s about time. Clean energy benefits our climate, as well as our health and our wallets.

Why Inland area leaders are pushing for carbon-free energy
The Press Enterprise
September 7, 2017

As costs of producing solar power have come down and efficiency has increased, goals that once seemed unattainable have become more realistic, even a figure as lofty as the 100 percent target in SB100.