Search You Can Go Green When Your Grid Allows You To September 23, 2022 Source: Politico This September 23 recap sees California's pressure-cooker heat wave as a preview of future perils facing the un-updated grid. There's a Hole in the System September 09, 2022 Source: Grist On September 6, this story spotlighted utilities' shoddy record at restoring and sustaining electricity for low-income communities of color. Rationalizing Irrational Exuberance in Property Markets August 05, 2022 Source: Axios This July 30 nugget reveals how affluent homebuyers are factoring wildfire risk into their purchase prices - and how this pattern can trap lower-income residents in unsafe territory. It's Rare Earths, Not Scorched Earth, in Congressional Policy January 28, 2022 Source: CNBC Where will the startups and adopters and utilities find chemicals to build their batteries to meet the pledges to live in the world that decarbonization built? This January 26 rundown of a pending American law nods to key industries and regions. California Without Collateral? New Buildings Get Mandates, Raise Finance Questions August 30, 2021 Source: The New York Times A mandate from the Golden State to hook up new buildings to renewable power opens a path for ideas about financing energy upgrades in the vastly higher stock of buildings already in use. How California Became Far More Energy-Efficient Than the Rest of the Country June 12, 2019 Source: Vox California is decreasing its energy intensity (energy consumed per unit of GDP) and its carbon intensity (carbon emissions per unit of GDP).