The oil and gas industries have a long history in California and as it becomes more difficult to extract oil buried deep in rock and shale they are increasingly turning to extreme drilling methods that are inherently more dangerous and even more toxic.
More than a decade ago, concerned stakeholders worked together to develop a plan for the largest river restoration project in United States history. But that initiative languished due to lack of funding and political support.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
"NAM" gardens show off pared-down plantings in a way that recalls art pieces on display at museums, or Coco Chanel's classic "little black dress."
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
We've all been through droughts and come out the other side, breathed a sigh of relief, and turned our hoses back on. This one has a new factor, an uncertainty over whether this is a California drought with a limited life, or climate change and a look at the new facts of life in California.
Former Pennsylvania Senator and recurring presidential hopeful, Rick Santorum, as a devoted Catholic, recently publicly sparred with the spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis.
Which is more important to Americans - water, or hydro-power?
In "Unrealized Horrors of the Population Explosion," Clyde Haberman beats an obsolete, dead horse, repeating observations made over past decades that Paul Ehrlich's predictions of horrors stemming from our exploding population have not come true. His misplaced focus masks real, constructive discourse on overpopulation and promotes overpopulation denial.
Tempted to install artificial turf as an alternative to your water-thirsty lawn? Read this piece by Lisa Cahill, TreePeople's Director of Sustainable ...
The biggest question from California's skeptical residents being: Who's to blame for the state's water issues?
Three more Republicans enter crowded 2016 race -- we'll tell you their positions on climate change (even if they won't)
Americans' Exposure To Heat Extremes Could Rise 6-Fold By 2050 - exposing vastly more Americans to dangerous heat waves due to a combination of rising temperatures and rapid population growth in the South and West, a new study warns.
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In California, we're talking a lot about the water drought. But we have another kind of drought that's been plaguing our state. Our "educational aqueduct" is also running on empty and is an inadequate resource.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter and a little more crowded.