Manola Secaira is CapRadio’s environment and climate change reporter. Before that, she worked for Crosscut in Seattle as an Indigenous Affairs reporter.
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March 28, 2023
As part of its goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2045, California is working to cut emissions in all parts of life, including the kitchen.
March 24, 2023
The announcement means water agencies throughout the state can now expect a boost in supplies.
March 14, 2023
The order allows agencies to more easily divert flood waters by temporarily lifting some restrictions around permits. Some protections remain in place, like those created to safeguard wildlife and others meant to prevent storing contaminated water.
March 7, 2023
Experts say residents in areas downstream from large amounts of snow should keep an eye out for evacuation notices.
March 3, 2023
On Friday, researchers recorded snow over 9.5 feet deep at Phillips Station near Lake Tahoe. Statewide snowpack levels are almost 200% higher than average for this time period, they said.
February 28, 2023
In Vallejo, residents hope to restore habitat to an area that once attracted thousands of monarchs each winter.
February 21, 2023
Both Chinook and steelhead populations have struggled for decades throughout California. Researchers tracking them in the American River say their work informs efforts to boost their numbers.
February 15, 2023
In the past, studies have suggested that areas where wealthier communities live face higher risks from wildfires in California. But a new report paints a different picture of who’s most impacted.
February 6, 2023
Shortly after the law was passed, oil and gas industry leaders launched a referendum effort aimed at repealing it. It will appear on the November 2024 ballot.
Environmental advocates have criticized California’s reliance on carbon-capturing technologies in its plans for carbon neutrality. This law aims to bring more focus to natural alternatives.