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Smart LED Lighting Makes Parking Garages Greener, Safer

Smart LED Lighting Makes Parking Garages Greener, Safer

DAVIS, California, January 13, 2009 (ENS) – When classes at the University of California, Davis are done for the day and students and teachers drive away from the campus, the lights stay on in the parking garages and parking lots for safety reasons. But Michael Siminovitch can’t stand seeing all that energy going to waste.…

Transport Experts Spark Global Electric Car Industry

Transport Experts Spark Global Electric Car Industry

LONDON, UK, October 27, 2008 (ENS) – Cars around the world will one day be propelled by electric motors, transportation expert Daniel Sperling told a meeting of international transportation experts and policymakers in London today. Sperling said the transformation of automobiles and the entire automotive industry has begun with gasoline-electric hybrids, and will continue in…

Carbon Farming Tested in California Delta

Carbon Farming Tested in California Delta

SACRAMENTO, California, August 18, 2008 (ENS) – Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of California, Davis, are exploring a new style of farming in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta that produces not crops but soils that store carbon dioxide. The research team has won a three-year, $12.3 million grant from the California…

Old Hand Picked as California's Next Fish and Game Head

Old Hand Picked as California's Next Fish and Game Head

SACRAMENTO, California, April 16, 2008 (ENS) – California’s new director of the Department of Fish and Game is likely to come to the job out of a retirement that lasted only a few months. If confirmed by the state Senate, Donald Koch would lead the agency he served for 30 years. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today…