Look West, Obama

Posted by Trish Riley, June 13, 2009

GoGreenNation: California has proven that efficiency and conservation measures reduce power needs by 50 percent. Now we’ve got room to develop solar and wind power>>>

California produces climate-warming pollution at half the national rate, leads America in solar-energy production and ranks second in wind energy… Over the past three decades, while per capita electricity usage in America grew by more than 50 percent, California’s consumption stayed flat, even while the state’s economy doubled. “California is proof that you don’t need to choose between growth and sustainability,” says David Roland-Holst, a resource economist at UC Berkeley.

via Look West, Obama : Rolling Stone.

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