Thu October 31, 2013

Youth Radio: Students compete to build best energy-saving house

From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Darelle Brown
October 30th, 2013 by Darelle Brown Ever wondered what it would be like to not have to pay an energy bill? You might think you'd have a house full of candles or even an empty boring house with no refrigerator or no AC.


Wed September 25, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

A Kickstarter for your electricity bill

Solar workers installing panels on the Shawl Anderson Dance Center
Andreas Karelas


Thu May 17, 2012
Politics, connecting the dots

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon Edition for Thursday, May 17, 2012

(Sacramento Bee) // Just after it was revealed that California faces a budget deficit of $16 billion, how and when to pay crippling pension costs has become a major public debate. The California Public Employees' Retirement System voted to raise the annual state payment for state worker pensions by $213 million to a total of $3.7 billion, despite Governor Jerry Brown’s recommendation for an even bigger increase to avoid accruing more debt.

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Wed May 16, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The "other" spectacular solar event coming to a sky near you

Photo courtesy of Flickr user johncudw2399

Paul Salazar is a member of the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers and keeps a regular astronomy blog called the Urban Astronomer. He sat down with KALW’s Ben Trefny to talk about the upcoming solar eclipse. He also explained what he calls a "spectacular solar event" that only happens twice every hundred years. It's called the Transit of Venus and it's happening on June 5. Listen to find out where and when to watch.

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