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San Francisco’s Rapid Transit Likely Nation’s First to Run on 100% Renewables

San Francisco’s Rapid Transit Likely Nation’s First to Run on 100% Renewables

Taking public transportation already makes a big difference in reducing your carbon footprint. Now, the San Francisco Bay Area’s rapid transit system is reducing its own carbon footprint by committing to 100 percent renewable energy. The Bay Area Rapid Transit (or BART) is likely the first electrified public transit system to make this ambitious goal. […]

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    San Francisco’s Rapid Transit Likely Nation’s First to Run on 100% Renewables

    San Francisco’s Rapid Transit Likely Nation’s First to Run on 100% Renewables

    Taking public transportation already makes a big difference in reducing your carbon footprint. Now, the San Francisco Bay Area’s rapid transit system is reducing its own carbon footprint by committing to 100 percent renewable energy. The Bay Area Rapid Transit (or BART) is likely the first electrified public transit system to make this ambitious goal. […]

    This City Just Banned Fossil Fuel Extraction in Light of Trump Presidency

    This City Just Banned Fossil Fuel Extraction in Light of Trump Presidency

    The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved legislation Tuesday prohibiting the city “from entering into or extending leases for the extraction of fossil fuel from city-owned land” in an effort to combat climate change. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved legislation prohibiting new fossil fuel leases on city-owned property in an effort to combat […]

    San Francisco Bans Styrofoam, Passes Nation’s Toughest Anti-Styrofoam Law

    San Francisco Bans Styrofoam, Passes Nation’s Toughest Anti-Styrofoam Law

    By Gwendolyn Wu San Francisco residents will soon have to drink their to-go cups of coffee out of something else, because those soft Styrofoam cups will be no more. The San Francisco County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a ban last week on the sale of polystyrene foam, popularly known by the trademarked name Styrofoam. […]