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California to Borrow $500 Million From Carbon Fund in Brown Plan
California would borrow $500 million in carbon allowance auction proceeds, required by law to be spent on emissions-cutting efforts, to cover general expenses under Governor Jerry Brown’s latest budget. The loan would be “short-term” and ...
Bio Gives Up on Seaweed-to-Ethanol Effort in Chile
Bio Architecture Lab Inc., the U.S. biotechnology company that sought to turn seaweed into ethanol in Chile, has given up on the technology after deciding it made more sense to sell the raw material than process it into fuel. The company is ...
U.S. man dribbling soccer ball to Brazil killed by car
Swanson set out on the trek to promote the One World Futbol Project, based in Berkeley, California, which donates durable soccer balls to people in developing countries. The company did not immediately respond to a call for comment.
Stem cells recovered from cloned human embryos
"You're creating them only to destroy them." Marcy Darnovsky, executive director of the Center for Genetics and Society in Berkeley, California, said she was glad that Mitalipov doubted the embryos could be used to clone babies. She said the report still ...
Paulson hedge fund puts hotel unit in bankruptcy to escape lawsuit
The resorts included the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix; the La Quinta Resort & Club PGA West in La Quinta, California; the Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa in Maui, Hawaii; and the Claremont Resort & Spa in Berkeley, California.
Black clergy call for abortion investigations, chastise NAACP, CBC for ignoring life issue
WASHINGTON — More than two dozen African-American religious leaders and pro-lifers ... as they didn’t rest during the Civil Rights Movement, until it was finished,” Parker added. “As the abolitionists did not rest, with that crime ...