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  • Want to Save Energy and Fight Climate Change? Try Using Less Water

    State officials looking to reduce energy consumption — and thereby slash planet-heating emissions — ought to consider devoting a lot more money to water efficiency, says one of the study’s authors, UC Davis professor Ned Spang…

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  • The Biden Administration Increases the Social Cost of Carbon

    …Last month, economists Nicholas Stern and Joseph Stiglitz suggested a value around $100 per ton by 2030; Carleton and a colleague set it at about $125 per ton of carbon in a paper published in January; and Frances Moore, an environmental economist at the University of California at Davis, put it at $220 per ton in the estimate she and ...

  • Local School Districts Improving Air Filtration As More Campuses Allowed To Reopen

    …“I kind of have this analogy where I imagine there’s little glitter particles all over the air and how are we going to get them out of the air,” Theresa Pistochini, UC Davis engineering manager, said. “We can replace them or we can filter them.”…

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  • UC Davis Energy Industry Expert Explains Texas Power Outages

    As many as 4.2 million Texans have suffered this week as a winter storm unplugged their power grid and the Lone Star State seemed unable to cope. Sonseeahray spoke to Keith Taylor, an expert in the energy industry from U.C. Davis, to talk about how Texas seemed so unprepared and how utilities in California may ...

  • Sac City Schools Paid $6 million for Costly Air Cleaners with Unnecessary Features

    “There are two things I’m worried about. One is using money wisely to best support school reopening,” said Theresa Pistochini, the engineering manager…

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  • Trump Downplayed the Costs of Carbon Pollution. That’s About to Change

    Carbon pollution is about to get a lot more expensive. Over the past 4 years, the Trump administration low-balled the “social cost of carbon”—a number representing the burden that carbon emissions place on present and future generations…

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