Gov. Brown’s bullet-train dream deferred? GOP targets House Dems, Calexit 2.0

KPCC-FM’s “Take Two” quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the state of politics in California and a new effort pushing for California’s secession from the Union. Today, on State of Affairs: The Governator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger, joined Governor Jerry Brown Tuesday as he extended the state’s cap and trade program —…

State Legislature Approves Extension Of Landmark Cap-And-Trade Program To Combat Climate Change

LAist quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on how cap and trade in California can serve as a model for the rest of the world to limit carbon emissions. “The whole point of Governor Brown’s intense fight for this is to the show the rest of the world that cap and trade…

Road to the White House: The Future of Nuclear Power in the US Energy Supply

There are three obstacles to the future development of nuclear power: Safety, waste disposal, and weapons proliferation. The current US administration has a mixed record regarding nuclear power: On one hand it has been promoting nuclear power as a means to producing energy without greenhouse gas emissions; on the other hand, it has stopped the…