Hollywood goes green!

Los Angeles has pledged to move toward 100% clean electricity by 2035

Air quality restrictions eased for Los Angeles crematoriums due to Covid

California’s air pollution control agency said the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a backlog in bodies waiting to be cremated

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Los Angeles’ cars to go 100% electric by 2050

The Mayor of Los Angeles has unveiled a new sustainability strategy to outline the city’s journey to a greener future

Los Angeles to replace natural gas with renewable energy

It is abandoning its plan to replace three ageing gas plants – Scattergood, Haynes and Harbor – with newer technology

Calls for all cities to adopt LED streetlights by 2025

If the entire world switched to LEDs, lighting’s share of power consumption would fall from 15% to 8%. That’s according to Philips Lighting, which has called for all cities to adopt 100% LED street lighting by 2025. There are approximately 300 million streetlights across the world – only a tenth have undergone energy efficient upgrades […]

United Airlines to fly on low carbon biofuels

United Airlines announced it has agreed to buy low carbon renewable jet fuel for flights from its Los Angeles International Airport produced by a local refinery. AltAir Fuels will retrofit part of an existing petroleum refinery near California to become a 30-million-gallon advanced biofuel facility. It will convert non-edible natural oils and agricultural waste into […]

Smog lifts on a greener Los Angeles

Think of Los Angeles and one of the first things that comes to mind is the smog that famously has hung over the city’s skyline. But the ‘city of angels’ is changing its polluting ways: last year it harnessed almost 20% of its electricity from renewable sources. And now the LA Metro has replaced its […]