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  • The outlook for the state's hydroelectric power plants in a warming world isn't rosy. ... of climate change on the California economy. ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...
  • ... K Ali /Flickr/ Creative Commons License News stories about renewable energy installations -- or other power plants, ... seem in practice to run  about equal with coal. Hydroelectric plants have capacity factors that vary wildly depending on ...
  • ... by relicensing conditions. The MFP, a 224-megawatt hydroelectric generator in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada near Auburn, is ... in the structure of the current process, where individual state and federal resource agencies with narrow charters mandate costly ...
  • The Eagle Mountain Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project would help make energy derived from renewable sources ... another milestone in the regulatory process. California's State Water Quality Control Board (SWQCB) has published a draft of a crucial ... feet higher. When that stored energy is needed, water will be drained from the upper reservoir back into the lower through a set of ...
  • ReWire takes a look at the stories you thought were the most important, ... at the other end of the spectrum. The title says it all: Will Climate Change Cause Human Extinction? In the piece, we discuss ... friends have our continuing sympathy. 1) More Good News About The 'Scientific Accident That May Change The World' : An ...
  • A draft of a policy would require the state's three largest utilities to start acquiring power storage capacity ... it's pumping water uphill. Utilities and trade groups will also likely quibble over some of the interim benchmarks in the proposed ...
  • ... Creative Commons License Here's some sobering news for anyone who's worried about what the world will be like when ... authority to set those rates state-by-state . ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in ...
  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Will we greenhouse gas ourselves right off the planet? | Photo:  ... chance that most of what we humans currently think of as good places to live will become literally uninhabitable for at least ... increase by 11° or 12°C, said Sherwoood and Huber, we'd lose most of our species' habitat. A warming of 11-12 °C would ...
  • And it's predicted that California will be hard-hit. [scald=44057:kl_image_original_context ... the calendar turns over to 2050, when it finally does, our state is sure to be one of the hardest hit: California's central ... wheat, tomato, rice, cotton and maize expected to lose 10-30% of their yields, especially beyond 2050. Fruit and nut crops ...

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