Leadership, patriotism and community service

October 30, 2018 by  
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The head coach of the world champion Golden State Warriors is more than just a basketball legend. He is also fierce advocate for freedom and self-expression on politics, community and social issues.

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Here’s one clean energy policy California shouldn’t miss

August 24, 2018 by  
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The Golden State continues to lead the way — if this passes.

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Innovation will permeate the dialogue at Stockholm World Water Week

August 24, 2018 by  
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The water sector seeks new approaches to addressing a ‘wicked problem’.

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Design is the key to the self-driving challenge

August 24, 2018 by  
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Who will teach autonomous vehicles how to interact with pedestrians and passengers?

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Look! An opportunity for the U.S. to get serious about recycling at home

August 24, 2018 by  
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The plastic waste crisis is an opportunity for the U.S. to get serious about recycling at home

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4 bold collaborations tackling California’s drought

October 19, 2016 by  
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Nonprofits with corporates such as Anheuser-Busch, Coca-Cola, General Mills are throwing their weight behind big water projects in the Golden State.

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Inside California’s new energy storage mandate

December 11, 2013 by  
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The Golden State’s new energy storage program will serve as an industry kick-starter and experimentation enabler.

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California to Break Ground on the Nation’s First High-Speed Rail Line This Summer

July 29, 2013 by  
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The Golden State is making history this summer with the start of construction on the United States’ first high-speed rail (HSR) line. The new line, which is slated for completion in 2029, will zip passengers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under three hours on clean electrified trains traveling at speeds up to 220 miles per hour. The  California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA)  got the greenlight in June to begin building the first 65-mile stretch between the Central Valley cities of Fresno and Merced. Read the rest of California to Break Ground on the Nation’s First High-Speed Rail Line This Summer Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ca train , california high speed rail authority , california train , california transportation , CHSRA , HSR , United States first high-speed rail line , usa hsr        

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Green Building Labels 101: An Inhabitat Guide to Third­ Party Environmental Certifications

July 29, 2013 by  
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If you’re reading Inhabitat , you’re probably interested in green building , and if you work in the building and construction industry, it’s likely that you strive to build in as environmentally conscious a manner as you can. But how do you measure, compare and make choices about the environmental footprint of different products, materials and building practices ? Over the past few years, you’ve probably encountered a veritable cacophony of eco labels competing for your attention, stamped on everything from carpeting, appliances and furniture, to building materials , windows and roofing, to entire buildings . If you’re feeling overwhelmed by this onslaught of competing eco labels, fear not. Inhabitat is here to break them down for you and help you decipher what green building labels really mean, and which are the most important ones to pay attention to when it comes to building green . Read the rest of Green Building Labels 101: An Inhabitat Guide to Third­ Party Environmental Certifications Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy star” , “leed” , American National Standard , ansi , ASHRAE , ASTM , BIFMA , BREEAM , building green , Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method , c2c , cradle-to-cradle , eco building , eco labels , ecologo , environmental footprint , environmental product and building certifications , epa watersense , first party eco label , Forest Stewardship Council , FSC , fsc certification , green architecture , Green Building , green building labels , Green Building Labels 101 , green building practices , green products , green seal , greenguard label , inhabitat , International Standards Organization (ISO) , iso , Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design , lee logo , leed certification , leed CI , leed for homes , leed for schools , LEED gold , LEED platinum , leed silver , LEED-AP , LEED-NC , living building , living building 2.0 , Living Building Challenge , NAHB , National Green Building Standard , net zero waste , net zero-water , net-zero energy , ngbs , SCS certified calCOMPLIANT , scs scientific certifications system , second party eco label , Sustainable Building , third party eco label , U.S. Green Building Council , UL , ul environment , usgbc , USGBC LEED , usgbc leed logo , voc free , watersense        

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25 Calif. Cities Now Have Plastic Bag Bans

January 18, 2012 by  
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Last week, the seven cities and unincorporated communities in San Luis Obispo County, Calif., passed legislation to restrict single-use plastic shopping bags, raising the number of Golden State jurisdictions with plastic bag bans from 17 to 25….

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