At a time when the United States is divided and positive collective action feels out of reach, the creation of California’s network of marine protected areas provides a story of hope and hard work. After a contentious ten-year collaborative public...

Transportation is one of the biggest challenges facing the Bay Area today. To build good transit, the discussion needs to focus on what matters—quality of service, a range of transit riders, the role of buildings, streets and sidewalks, and, above all...

Car exhaust pipe. Photo by Matt Boitor/Unsplash

EPA’s regulatory powers should be used to promote environmental protection, not carry out vendettas against states taking climate action

Photo Credit: Rockaway Youth on Banner by Flickr.com user Light Brigading

An interview with Miya Yoshitani, executive director of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)

Communities of color are strong leaders in the fight against climate change, but only if policies and the process genuinely reflect their voice and vision.

Low-income communities and communities of color are likely to be hit first and worst by environmental rollbacks under the Trump administration — but they will also be at the forefront of the fight for climate justice.

With cap-and-trade, as with all well-intentioned fixes, “the devil is in the details.”

A student in one of our University of New Mexico Water Resources Program classes asked last week what the magic trick was to finding water data. We’d asked the students to do some really challenging modeling of the flow of water through New...

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Last week, government scientists issued their strongest forecast yet for what some are calling a “Godzilla” El Niño. But will...

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