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Does Your Rooftop Solar System Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? It Depends…

At first glance this is a pretty straight forward issue. If you put solar modules on your home or business, you are generating clean, emissions-free electricity. Right? Well, it depends…in part on how you paid for your system. If you … Continue reading

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What is Business-As-Usual? Projecting Greenhouse Gas Emissions at the Regional Level

Projecting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is important because it helps us to assess how much the energy and GHG policies in place help to achieve targets set by law. For example, if we apply California’s AB32 target to the San … Continue reading

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CEQA Greenhouse Gas Litigation San Diego County

This post summarizes the most important greenhouse gas planning lawsuits initiated in San Diego County and their potential implications for local planning. In Citizens for Responsible Equitable Environmental Development (“CREED”) v. City of Chula Vista (2011) the City of Chula Vista certified a … Continue reading

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