California has led the nation and indeed the world on environmental policy for over a half a century.
Steve Cohen, Author at State of the Planet - Page 2 of 22
The students studying with us are the antidote to dysfunction and corruption and our best hope for a sustainable future.
It’s bad when America’s national government does little to advance renewable energy; it is far worse when they aggressively promote the most polluting fossil fuels they can find. The good news is that many states, cities, and institutions are moving in the other direction.
People in Long Beach have experienced the impact of climate change and are doing what they can to prepare for future floods. Sandy changed local attitudes toward measures designed to build climate resilience.
Anti-regulatory ideology is an obstacle to the development of the technology needed to transition to environmental sustainability.
In regulating the sharing economy, remember that sharing is an asset for the sustainable city.
We are in the midst of a transition to a renewable resource-based circular economy. It will take a long time to complete, but the process of change has begun.
The U.S. EPA is shrinking at the very time we need it to expand, but the environmental functions performed by state, county, and city governments will continue to grow.
While it is possible to predict the most probable form the post-Pruitt EPA will take, we should strive for something better.