Damaging Storms and Power Outages: California Prepares for More Severe Weather

State officials are working to help California communities as another in a series of damaging storms pounds the state.

Schools Offer Best Hope for L.A. Water Supplies

A review of LA county’s ‘Safe Clean Water Program’ finds that public schools offer an attractive opportunity for gains on the county's water supplies.

After the Storms — California Officials Share Resources for Recovery

FEMA, the SBA, Cal OES and community organizations are pulling out all the stops to speed aid to victims of California's recent torrential rains.

Building Bridges to Climate Progress

This year's UN climate conference could bring about much-needed and long-awaited funding for climate strategies in developing nations.

Brazil’s Upcoming Elections are ‘Life or Death’ for Indigenous People of the Amazon

Brazilians head to the polls Oct. 30 in an election that could determine the fate of the Amazon rainforest and the Indigenous communities that live there.

Parks to People: Come and Enjoy, But Don’t Destroy

Local parks saw a surge in visitors during the Covid pandemic, raising questions about the balance between human recreation and the natural environment.

On the Record With Governor Gavin Newsom: Saving Water & Building a More Resilient Future

Without action, state officials believe extreme weather could diminish California’s water supply by up to 10 percent by 2040.

Officials Dither as Climate, Humanitarian Catastrophe Loom Over US-Mexico Border

The end of beer manufacturing and a wave of violence across Mexico's north point to deepening crises along the border region.

Los Angeles Looks to Land Banking to Lower Construction Costs for Affordable Housing

The project is part of the L.A. River Master Plan, though officials hope to take it countywide to narrow a massive shortfall in affordable housing.

‘We Are Alone’: Colombian Town Grapples with the Consequences of Climate Change

Along the banks of Colombia's largest river, communities are left to fend for themselves amid the risings impacts of climate change.

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