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Oil Prices Probably Won't Keep Gains Made After Death of Saudi King
Published by Bloomberg News
The increase in oil prices after the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah will probably be temporary amid an oversupply in the crude market.
The new King Salman bin Abdulaziz, Abdullah’s half-brother, said he will maintain the policies of his predecessor in a speech on Saudi national television.
The kingdom signaled the change of leadership, Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at the University of California-Davis, said by phone from Davos, Switzerland, citing a Jan. 6 speech that Prince Salman read on behalf of King Abdullah defending Saudi Arabia’s oil market strategy.“That was a signal to everyone who knew that the king was really sick that Crown Prince was on board with the policy and it isn’t going to change,” she said.
Preserved Under Fiberglass Domes, a Counterculture Spirit Thrives
Published by New York Times
Although plenty of campuses offer specialized housing — often reserved for vegans, teetotalers, athletes and other like-minded souls — it is probably safe to say that there is no place quite like the Domes, an early venture into sustainable living at the University of California, Davis. The complex of 14 tiny domes (elevation: 52 feet, population: 28-plus) is officially named Baggins End, after the Tolkien character. “Very few artifacts from the period survive,” said Kurt Kornbluth, the founder and director of the university’s Program for International Energy Technologies and a Domes alumnus. “And unlike Haight-Ashbury, the Domes are still happening.”
Status Review of California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard, July 2014
Fuel providers continue to generate excess credits. More alternative fuels in the state’s mix.
An Assessment of Electric Vehicles
A Roadmap for Repowering California for all Purposes with Wind, Water, and Sunlight
California Beyond SB 375: Evaluating the Impact of Proposed Land Use and Transportation Plans on Future Travel Patterns and Interregional Travel Behavior
A Comparison of On-Site Nutrient and Energy Recycling Technologies in Algal Oil Production
Estimating Total Miles Walked and Biked by Census Tract in California