Tag Archives: Nevada

Amid Drought, California Experiments With Leasing Water Rights

The state’s cities need water. Its farmers have it. Could leasing rights to it solve the crisis responsibly?

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Why Buffett Bet A Billion on Solar

By 2030, millions of people will have transport fuel that is ‘on the house.’ During the midday hours, many grids will experience negative pricing as solar PV floods the market to the extent that the power cannot be stored. As millions of electric vehicles hit the road, they will likely become the default destination for stored electricity. Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell cannot stop this. They had better think seriously about financing solar and wind arrays.

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The Game-Changing Water Revolution

In the middle of North American shale boom, the lack of water is suffocating. Amid this doom and gloom, a water revolution emerges, led by energy industry figures who realized the endless potential of tapping into new water sources and processing them with advanced desalination technology that, for the first time ever, is economically feasible.

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Cops May Feel Biggest Impact from Driverless Car Revolution

The dawn of self-driving vehicles will likely lead to the sunset of the modern police force as rule-abiding cars eliminate the need for traffic enforcement.

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Everything You Need To Know About Obama’s Executive Action

Because of the limits of Obama’s executive power, the action is not nearly as broad as proposed bills for comprehensive immigration reform. But Obama’s action will provide the first opportunity for millions of undocumented immigrants to live and work openly.

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