Scientists didn’t expect wildf...

Oct 6, 2020 by

Scientists didn’t expect wildfires this terrible for another 30 years

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The Grandson of a Farmworker N...

Sep 22, 2020 by

The Grandson of a Farmworker Now Heads the California Assembly’s Committee on Agriculture

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In a Dry State, Farmers Use Oi...

Sep 15, 2020 by

In a Dry State, Farmers Use Oil Wastewater to Irrigate Their Fields, but is it Safe?

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California inmates fight fires...

Sep 15, 2020 by

California inmates fight fires for pennies. Now they have a path to turn pro.

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In the US West Scorched by Wil...

Sep 14, 2020 by

In the US West Scorched by Wildfires, We Can Barely Breathe. It’s Going to Get Worse.

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California’s attorney general ...

Aug 31, 2020 by

California’s attorney general sues Trump for the 100th time — to save the ‘Magna Carta’ of environmental laws

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Heat, Smoke and Covid Are Batt...

Aug 26, 2020 by

Heat, Smoke and Covid Are Battering the Workers Who Feed America

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Ancient Redwood Trees Are Burn...

Aug 25, 2020 by

Ancient Redwood Trees Are Burning In California

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Why Does California Have So Ma...

Aug 24, 2020 by

Why Does California Have So Many Wildfires?

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How California’s COVID-19 surg...

Jul 30, 2020 by

How California’s COVID-19 surge widens health inequalities for Black, Latino and low-income residents

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As Covid-19 Surges, California...

Jul 29, 2020 by

As Covid-19 Surges, California Farmworkers Are Paying a High Price

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A Proud California Dairy Farme...

Jun 22, 2020 by

A Proud California Dairy Farmer Battles for Survival in Wildly Uncertain Times

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“They Cut All of Our Hours”...

Apr 29, 2020 by

“They Cut All of Our Hours”

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‘Essential’ but Un...

Apr 6, 2020 by

‘Essential’ but Unprotected, Farmworkers Live in Fear of Covid-19 but Keep Working

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Inside Clean Energy: A Michiga...

Feb 27, 2020 by

Inside Clean Energy: A Michigan Utility Just Raised the Bar on Emissions-Cutting Plans

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This tiny but mighty Californi...

Feb 21, 2020 by

This tiny but mighty California bureau is taking on polluters

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California Lagged in Capping

Feb 17, 2020 by

California Lagged in Capping – Homes of LA Residents Plagued by Illness and Odors

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Trump Admin Manipulated Wildfi...

Jan 27, 2020 by

Respecting scientists has never been a priority for the Trump Administration. Now, a new investigation from The Guardian revealed that Department of the Interior political appointees sought to play up carbon emissions from California’s wildfires while hiding emissions from fossil fuels as a way to encourage more logging in the national forests controlled by the Interior department.

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Big Pharma Is Literally Poison...

Jan 20, 2020 by

Big Pharma spends a small fortune every year buying politicians to make sure we can’t import prescription drugs from Canada, but they’re more than happy to sell us contaminated medications from countries with weak manufacturing controls and exploitable labor that ensure high profit margins.

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Climate Change Affects Student...

Nov 7, 2019 by

Education is a fundamental right, codified in the constitutions of nearly half of the 50 states including California and in international law.

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Trump Just Threatened to Pull ...

Nov 4, 2019 by

Another Sunday morning, another stupid tweet.

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Wildfires Are Making Californi...

Oct 31, 2019 by

A new study examines the human health costs of the fires.

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What western states can learn ...

Oct 30, 2019 by

For several months in 2019, it seemed wildfires wouldn’t rage across the West as they had in recent years. But then came the dry autumn and California’s Santa Ana and Diablo winds, which can drive the spread of wildfires

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A Glimpse of the Climate Apoca...

Oct 23, 2019 by

At the beginning of October, my kids’ preschool informed me that it might be closed the next day because of rolling blackouts — a radical new effort by our local power utility in Northern California to avoid sparking wildfires.

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What Are Californians Supposed...

Oct 10, 2019 by

PG&E is turning off the power to protect against another fire. It’s created a new kind of disaster.

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The Country’s “Most Polluted A...

Oct 10, 2019 by

“This is political retribution against California, plain and simple.”

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A ‘Chilling Message’: Trump Cr...

Oct 3, 2019 by

President Trump’s political feud with California has spread collateral damage across more than a dozen other states, which have seen their regulatory authority curtailed and their autonomy threatened by a Trump administration intent on weakening the environmental statutes of the country’s most populous state.

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University of California to Di...

Sep 19, 2019 by

Writing in the Los Angeles Times, two top university investment officials said it was the long-term risk posed by fossil fuel investments, rather than concerns over the environment, that led them to pull some $150 million in fossil fuel assets from the university endowment.

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Parts of California are too wi...

Aug 26, 2019 by

California is facing yet another real estate-related crisis, but we’re not talking about its sky-high home prices. According to newly released data, it’s simply become too risky to insure houses in big swaths of the wildfire-prone state.

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California is gaining allies i...

Aug 19, 2019 by

A national divide is growing.

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