Local Power: The Politics of Renewables in California

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July 17, 2018

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In this CASTAC blog post, Emily Brooks characterizes a struggle between different factions of environmentalists to understand the renewable energy affordances of Southern California's desert landscape. "Many environmental activists question whether landscape-scale renewable energy plans actually prioritize the needs of California’s growing coastal cities against the needs of small rural communities, wildlife, and desert ecosystems."

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Brooks, Emily. “Local Power: The Politics of Renewables in California | Platypus.” Accessed July 18, 2018. http://blog.castac.org/2016/08/local-power/.

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