In a recent letter to the California governor, the Sierra Club urged Brown to revise the law’s emission reduction incentives, particularly they want credits of the cap-and-trade system to come from within state lines. Also this week, an arm of the National Academy of Sciences released a climate change “action oriented” report called “America’s Climate Choices,” stating the issue is “pressing.” [Read more - San Francisco Chronicle, New York Times]
Upon attending the West Coast Green events at the Moscone Center in San Francisco this week, I was thrilled to find out that Governor...
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The devastating impacts to climate change as well as wildlife, plants and our watersheds of clearcutting and conversion to tree plantations have gone unchecked for years by the agencies supposed to “balance” logging and resource needs. The public is still unaware of the extent of the extinction of real forests in CA. To find out more go to Google and do a sattelite image view of any of the forested areas in the Sierra. You will find massive amounts of recent clearcuts. Most Californian’s don’t even think it is still legal in CA and they sure don’t think it should be. Also visit thptrackingcenter.org to find out the newest plans by companies like Sierra Pacific Industries to continue to clearcut California’s forests and use herbicides in our watersheds.