Environment

9
Feb

Congrats California! We’ve Met Climate Change Goals Early But Can We Rise To The Challenges Ahead?

After meeting the goals of its landmark Global Warming Solutions Act (AB32) four years early in 2016, California’s progress on climate change has stalled – and it will take bold leadership and a visionary approach to get the state back on track. Since the passage of AB32 in 2006, California has seen consistent progress in lowering its greenhouse gas (GHG)

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26
Feb

Exporting Water In A Drought

The good news is that El Nino came back in 2016 bringing with it much needed rains and a snowpack that is already well above normal. California’s drought may not be gone—in fact it could go on for some time—but its effects are clearly reduced. That doesn’t mean we should stop talking about water, however. There will be another drought

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29
Jul

A Crisis Too Good To Waste

Between California’s odd summer storm, rising seawater temperatures, and muggy summer, it’s pretty clear that the El Nino weather phenomena is starting to form out in the Pacific Ocean. This promises to make the next few winters wet ones, and bring on the beginning of the end of the drought that has been plaguing the state. But that doesn’t mean

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