Sacramento Valley struggles to survive unprecedented water cuts
Sacramento Valley growers protected for decades by their water rights are suffering for the first time during this record-breaking drought. Wildlife refuges are struggling, too.
After the Blaze
Climate change creates challenging conditions for California wineries
Winemakers are challenged with the consistent threat
of wildfires and their aftermath, plus drought
conditions and complex water realities.
The Lasting Agreement
California’s long legacy of trying to solve its water problem
No one owns water in California, making collaboration and
negotiation between water management players crucial.
Lower Cost, Slower Gains
California prepares controversial new climate strategy
A climate change roadmap to be proposed in May aims to minimize costs while reaching carbon neutrality by 2045. Environmentalists say it’s too slow and reliant on carbon markets and capture technologies.
Driving Toward a Zero-Emission Future
The California Mobility Center opens its Ramp-up Factory to the public
The California Mobility Center recently debuted low-emission mobility technology at a new manufacturing facility.
Here’s How State Lawmakers Want to Help Californians With High Gas Prices
Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed pausing tax increase on gas sellers and Republican state lawmakers have pushed for suspending the tax entirely in the short term. Those plans would likely reduce the price of gas, but it’s not clear by how much. This week Newsom teased a possible rebate to deal with gas prices.
Women in Leadership: Lora Anguay
Our annual salute to extraordinary women breaking barriers and rising to the top
Lora Anguay’s commitment to her work as SMUD’s chief zero carbon officer comes from her natural alignment with the company’s mission and community-centric values.
What a Waste
Californians throw away 11 billion pounds of food each year — a new recycling law aims to reuse it
Food waste recycling is vital to transforming California
into a circular economy. City and state organizations are
creating mandates to get us there.
Saving Our Wildlife
When raging wildfires engulf our forests, what happens to the animals?
Capital Region researchers, veterinarians and advocates are
finding innovative ways to rehabilitate wildlife burned by
California’s raging wildfires.
Out of the Woods
Could biomass technology help reduce megafires and build a wood-products market in California?
The process of turning wood waste into fuel not only
represents a breakthrough in the biofuels industry, but also
helps to create more resilient forests that can better