They Grow the Nation’s Food, b...

May 21, 2019 by

EAST OROSI, Calif. — Water is a currency in California, and the low-income farmworkers who pick the Central Valley’s crops know it better than anyone. They labor in the region’s endless orchards, made possible by sophisticated irrigation systems, but at home their faucets spew toxic water tainted by arsenic and fertilizer chemicals.

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Trump plans to allow fracking ...

Apr 26, 2019 by

Environmental groups are preparing for a fight against the proposal that would end a five-year fracking moratorium in central California

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Public Called Upon to Descend ...

Apr 22, 2019 by

We need your action this week to stop SB 276 sponsored by Senator Richard Pan which interferes with and restricts the medical exemption to mandatory vaccinations in California.

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California and EPA Poised to E...

Apr 16, 2019 by

A little-known program under federal environment law is being used to permit oil and gas companies to inject waste into the state’s aquifers, even as the thirst for groundwater grows.

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So what did California do with...

Mar 29, 2019 by

Think of California as a kind of green Robin Hood. For six years now, it has been taking money from polluters and spending it to slash greenhouse gas emissions.

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A California coalition is tack...

Feb 15, 2019 by

Decarbonizing buildings: it’s tedious, but oh so necessary.

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Still Toxic After All These Ye...

Jan 30, 2019 by

Nearly a quarter-century after winning millions from PG&E, the ‘Erin Brockovich’ town continues its fight for clean water.

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Will this human dressed as a r...

Jan 24, 2019 by

In the wild world of U.S. politics, it isn’t unusual for elected officials to use props to illustrate their points. As you might recall, Republican Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe brought a snowball onto the Senate floor to argue against the validity of global warming.

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California teen collects 50,00...

Jan 21, 2019 by

Alex Weber, 18, has just published a study that analyzes how these balls enter and degrade in the water.

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Gavin Newsom talks tough (with...

Jan 21, 2019 by

California’s new governor started his term with gusto this month, presenting a set of policy proposals that should improve the state’s chances of hitting its ambitious climate targets

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California’s “Skip the Slip” b...

Jan 15, 2019 by

A legislator in the California Assembly has introduced a bill that, if passed, would require retailers to make digital receipts the default instead of paper.

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California’s coastal hab...

Dec 31, 2018 by

Climate change is transforming the state’s coast but with habitats hemmed in by cliffs, condos and farms, pre-emptive action is needed to preserve biodiversity

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Agriculture is a big climate p...

Dec 19, 2018 by

Farmers need to act immediately, he pointed out, if the world hopes to stay below 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) of average global temperature rise — the threshold where some of the worst effects of climate change start to present themselves.

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Trump officials accused of usi...

Nov 30, 2018 by

Interior secretary Ryan Zinke says he hopes new laws will end environmental reviews and allow ‘thinning’ of forests

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Trump wades into California...

Oct 26, 2018 by

President will sign memo directing agencies to review standards that conservatives argue are keeping water from farmers

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Downturn Looms as Leadership T...

Oct 15, 2018 by

LOS ANGELES — It has the highest concentration of billionaires in the country.

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Can New 5G Technology and Smar...

Sep 4, 2018 by

[Translate]      by John P. Thomas      Health Impact News   Promoted as beneficial technology for electric consumers and marketed to...

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California wants all of its el...

Sep 4, 2018 by

If you want to get electricity generated by fossil fuels in California…

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Drought, groundwater loss sink...

Aug 30, 2018 by

The San Joaquin Valley in central California, like many other regions…

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One man’s suffering expo...

Aug 11, 2018 by

[Translate] Carey Gillam    theguardian.com Company’s own records revealed damning truth of glyphosate-based herbicides’ link to...

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Sinking land, poisoned water: ...

Jul 19, 2018 by

[Translate] This Land is Your Land California The floor of the Central Valley is slumping, and there is arsenic in the tap water. Now...

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California is shattering renew...

May 25, 2018 by

[Translate] Justin Sullivan / Getty Images electric kingdom By Nathanael Johnson The green beacon that is the state of California is...

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Californian Senator Richard Pa...

May 3, 2018 by

[Translate]  Vicki Batts    NATURALNEWS.COM Tags: (Natural News) California is no stranger to controversy. In February of 2016,...

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Firefighters made progress aga...

Dec 11, 2017 by

[Translate] Presented by*   TOP STORIES Santa Barbara County Under Siege The Thomas fire that started in Ventura County one week ago...

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California’s Fourth Reic...

Nov 20, 2017 by

[Translate] On the heels of SB277[1] (dissolution of Religious and Personal Beliefs Exemption; mandatory vaccinations for school aged...

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California may use 50 percent ...

Nov 17, 2017 by

[Translate] Briefly     GRIST.ORG Stuff that matters Clean sweep While Trump tries to push the United States back toward fossil...

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We Don’t Think of Califo...

Nov 15, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment The growing climate disaster toll ought to raise questions about where humans can and should live. By Mark...

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Smoke from California’s raging...

Oct 17, 2017 by

[Translate] JOSH EDELSON / Contributor / Getty Images hack-athon By Nikhil Swaminathan   GRIST.ORG As you might have heard, those of...

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At Least 11 Dead and 100 Missi...

Oct 10, 2017 by

[Translate] News & Politics Damage and death toll rises as impacts come into view. By Steven Rosenfeld / AlterNet Wildfire in...

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