Manola Secaira is CapRadio’s environment and climate change reporter. Before that, she worked for Crosscut in Seattle as an Indigenous Affairs reporter.
May 9, 2022
This is still fairly new work for the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake tribe. But it’s growing quickly in Lake County, where large swaths of natural land have remained undisturbed until recently.
May 2, 2022
The governor’s $300 million proposal focuses on how better infrastructure could help communities weather dangerous temperatures.
April 26, 2022
While the report found that about 40% of people across the country live in an area with unhealthy air, that number jumps up to 98% in California.
April 4, 2022
As some community members gathered at the corner of K and 10th streets to honor those killed, dozens of others — mostly news media, city officials and city staffers, with some community members — gathered for a separate vigil.
April 1, 2022
Statewide, snowpack levels are at 38% of what’s usually found in April. Officials say that Californians need to cut back on water use to make up for the loss.
April 1, 2022
Protesters have called for more protections for redwoods in Jackson Demonstration State Forest, a site that’s located within the bounds of ancestral Pomo lands.
March 24, 2022
With its sights set on carbon neutrality by 2030, the county is attempting to balance concerns over cost with whether its actions are aggressive enough.
Getting healthy, nutritious foods to California students isn’t easy. First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom is making it her priority issue.
March 21, 2022
The state is working to track progress on efforts to serve students healthier food, and a new “farm-to-school road map for success” report is putting the spotlight on youth food insecurity and literacy.
March 10, 2022
President Joe Biden and Governor Gavin Newsom recently spoke about harvesting lithium in Southern California, where some of the most abundant sources of the mineral can be found.
Interview: Climate change is a ‘threat multiplier.’ This researcher says it’ll take cities to stop its effects
March 3, 2022
CapRadio spoke with researcher Eric Chu on his work in the latest U.N. report on climate change and the role of cities in adapting to its effects.