Menu
/REGISTER
Montecito
Nixon Peabody
Pac Premier
Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'fossil fuels'
Latest

UCSB chancellor backs call to divest from fossil fuel companies

By   /  Thursday, May 11th, 2017  /  Education, Energy, Latest news  /  Comments Off on UCSB chancellor backs call to divest from fossil fuel companies

After a four-day sit-in, UC Santa Barbara students won the endorsement of Chancellor Henry Yang on the divestiture of the University of California’s $2.8 billion in its endowment from fossil fuel companies. Margaret Klawunn, vice president of student affairs, delivered the statement May 11 on behalf of the chancellor at Cheadle Hall, where around 400 Read More →

Read More →
Latest

Tri-Counties shedding fossil fuels industries

By   /  Friday, October 14th, 2016  /  Editorials, Energy, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Tri-Counties shedding fossil fuels industries

The Tri-Counties is moving away from its legacy of fossil fuels industries. The pace of that move and managing the cost of leaving oil and gas operations behind will say a lot about the region’s future prosperity. The Tri-Counties edged further away from fossil fuels on Oct. 5 when the San Luis Obispo County Planning Read More →

Read More →
Latest

Assembly resolution calls for national tax on fossil fuels

By   /  Friday, August 26th, 2016  /  Energy, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Assembly resolution calls for national tax on fossil fuels

A California Assembly resolution calling for a national tax on fossil fuels is headed to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. The bill, AJR 43, calls on Congress to institute a federal tax on carbon-based fossil fuels in order to reduce fossil fuel usage and stave off the effects of climate change. Assembly member Das Read More →

Read More →