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CA’s Dirty Secret Means it Needs Tesla More thank it thinks

California's tree-hugging, solar-roofing residents have a dirty secret: Their state emits more carbon dioxide than 48 others. With Tesla Motors  (NASDAQ: TSLA  ) offering zero-carbon cars, here's how this automaker could help crush Cali's carbon conundrum. Carbon crush With 38 million citizens and an economy the size of Italy, California makes Texas look tiny. The Sunshine State is a leader on several environmental fronts. It's installed over 145,000 solar panel systems -- more than seven times second-place Arizona. It is almost always the leader in pushing for new federal...
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Video Google Fiber – high speed home internet access

Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Google's built a behemoth business by selling ads on its search engine. But now there's hardly a business in technology the company isn't chasing: mobile, maps, even driverless cars. One of its newest businesses is called Google Fiber -- high speed home internet access that the company claims leaves competitors in the dust. But all that fiber comes at quite a cost. Bloomberg's Cory Johnson took a deep dive into the business of Google Fiber. (Source: Bloomberg) Watch the Video...
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CA State Senator’s Proposal Moves from Cap & Trade to Fee & Rebate

On February 20, 2014, California Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D - Sacramento) proposed removing transportation fuels from the state's Cap & Trade program under AB32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. Steinberg said the State should instead add a 15 cent per gallon gasoline tax that would increase over time, return two-thirds of the revenues to low and middle-income families through an Earned Income Tax Credit, and spend the rest on mass transit and similar projects. Read more...
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