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Pros and cons on ‘negative emissions’ prospects

Think of it as a ‘carbon conundrum’: scientists pro and con on the promised potential – and the possible pitfalls – of soaking up CO2 and permanently sequestering it to help stave off the most dire global warming impacts. Yale... Learn More

Mom hopes parents will step up for kids on climate

When Robin Ganahl realized climate change could have a devastating effect on her children’s future, she took action with Mothers Out Front. Yale Climate Connections, May 11  Read More

New waste-to-energy plants could reduce methane emissions

Opponents argue that waste-to-energy plants increase local air pollution. A Columbia University expert says the pros outweigh the cons. Yale Climate Connections, May 11  Read More

Beyond the drought: Building water conservation consciousness

Water consciousness may spike during a period of drought, but the reasons for saving water extend far beyond times of shortages, writes Elizabeth Dougherty, executive director of Wholly H2O Water Deeply, May 11  Read More

Why California Can’t Go Back to ‘Normal’ After Drought

A longtime water leader in California, cautions that there will be no “back to normal” for the state. Instead, we’ll be wrestling with challenging weather extremes for a long time to come. Water Deeply, May 10  Read More

McClintock introduces legislation to speed up water reservoir projects

Armed with alternative facts, Congressman Tom McClintock is pushing a bill that calls for streamlining the permitting process for new water reservoirs., May 9  Read More

From fishers to foxes, illegal pot growers are poisoning wildlife in California forests*

Illegal marijuana cultivation is threatening the viability of fishers and taking an unknown toll on other forest wildlife. Sacramento Bee, May 7  Read More

Wildfire season starts months in advance with wildfire outlook

Above average rainfall could lead to a dangerous condition across the state. KRCR News, May 8  Read More

Weekly ReCAP of Calaveras Planning & Land Use Issues

Weekly ReCAP for MY 12  Read More

Supervisors reject cannabis coordinator proposal

District 2 Calaveras County Supervisor Jack Garamendi said he was caught off guard Tuesday during a special meeting when the other four members of the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors voted against what he said would have been a statement against... Learn More

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