energy

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Tue July 22, 2014

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Wed December 18, 2013

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Thu September 19, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

What electricity choices could look like

Mike Parker reviewing his energy bill
Laura Flynn

You might have heard about CleanPowerSF in the news recently. KCBS reports that, “for nine years, the city has been trying to come up with a renewable energy program where people can buy their power from a provider other than PG&E.”

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12:12am

Tue December 4, 2012
Amory Lovins

Today on Your Call: Could the US stop using oil and coal by 2050?


On today's Your Call, we'll talk to physicist and environmentalist Amory Lovins about his plan to get the US off oil and coal by 2050.  While President Obama talks about an “all of the above” energy strategy, Lovins says we can end our dependence on oil and coal without passing legislation in Washington.  We'll talk to Amory Lovins about his plan and find out what it would mean for you.  Can technology and market-based solutions get us off the dirtiest fossil fuels?  It’s Your Call, Matt Martin, and you.


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10:00am

Wed August 8, 2012
City Visions: August 13, 2012

Restoring John Muir's Hetch Hetchy: Is It Worth It?

It’s been nearly 100 years since Congress authorized the City of San Francisco to build the O’Shaughnessy Dam in Yosemite National Park. This is the dam that turned Hetch Hetchy Valley into Hetch Hetchy reservoir, providing water and electricity to San Francisco and surrounding cities. John Muir and a emerging Sierra Club fought against this project proposal for nearly 12 years before Congress passed the Raker Act in 1913, giving San Francisco the authority to build the dam, power generators, and delivery system to the Bay Area.

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