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  • ... lately that claims to show the relative amounts of water used by four different sources of electrical power : coal, nuclear, natural gas and solar. The graphic claims that solar ...
  • Allen focuses on water in this episode. From fountains in the garden to drought-tolerant ... how to use it for erosion control. Plus, we'll learn about water features and how to make bath blends out of fresh herbs. ...
  • ... Los Angeles with a complex history tied to California's water sources and politics and community displacement. ... be outsized monuments to the American will. But as Reisner shows , there is a dark side to these developments. Their direct environmental ...
  • A new report shows that geothermal power plants offer power as reliable and consistent as coal-fired plants, ... it comes from dissolved carbon dioxide in the thermal water , which might otherwise bubble up to the surface in hot springs or ...
  • Artist Rob Reynolds' show , "Just Add Water : Artworks Inspired by the L.A. Aqueduct," explores L.A.'s complicated relationship with water . [scald=74842:kl_image_original_context ... Reynolds went to the Department of Water and Power , where he gained access to the final aqueduct report from 1913. "It ...
  • The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power announced today it has settled a two-year fight over water rights ... Nichols called the agreement a "win-win," adding that it " shows that it is possible for reasonable parties to come together and reach ...
  • ... much-lauded agreement to wean the city's Department of Water and Power (DWP) off coal-fired electricity, and went on to oppose ... Paul Koretz. "UCLA's ground-breaking climate change study shows , for instance, that the number of extreme heat days in our Valley ...
  • ... off electrical energy into sharing some of the electrical power they generate with human engineers. Referred to as exoelectrogenic ... the process might help clean up sewage and other polluted water , while paying back some of the significant amount of energy we use ...
  • While L.A. rarely sees much water falling from our skies, it is still always on our minds--it's cost, its ... to believe that L.A. Department of Water and Power chief H. David Nahai is on his way out; nothing public has come of ... the pricing structure. The rates would go into effect June 1 unless the City Council blocks the move...... Customers will have to use ...
  • ... that California could power itself entirely with wind, water , solar, and geothermal energy by 2050, but it would require devoting ... should work. But a footnote in one of the study's tables shows what Jacobson et al have in mind. In a discussion of the numbers used ...

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