Feds Pledge $75M For Converting Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel At Berkeley Lab, CaltechFederal officials have pledged $75 million for the study of harnessing solar energy for fuel production at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the California Institute of Technology.
California Failing To Fund Early Warning System That Sensed SoCal EarthquakeCalifornia’s early earthquake warning system worked as seismologists hoped it would, giving them notice that a quake was about to strike seconds before the ground in Los Angeles began shaking Monday, but residents didn’t get that warning because the state hasn’t identified a source of funding to build and maintain the system.
California Earthquake Warning System Stymied By Budget ShortfallA system giving Californians warning of an impending earthquake may not be operational any time soon despite the success of similar programs in other countries.