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Insight With Beth Ruyak

UC Merced Professor Mark Aldenderfer On How Climate Change Affects High-Altitude Societies

February 22, 2018 | Cody Drabble

UC Merced Professor Mark Aldenderfer shares his latest research on climate change and its impacts on high-altitude societies in the Himalayas.

Ezra David Romero / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Sacramento Trying Not To Leave Low-Income Drivers Behind In Push For 70,000 More Electric Vehicles

February 20, 2018 | Ezra David Romero

The strategy calls for around 75,000 new zero-emission vehicles and 2,200 chargers across the city in the next seven years. That’s huge growth from the 3,200 ZEV’s and around 500 chargers in the city today.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Environment

California Delays Decision On Permanent Restrictions For Water Wasters

February 20, 2018

(AP) — Members of the state Water Resources Control Board delayed action on a proposal to bring back what had been temporary water bans from California's 2013-2017 drought and make them permanent.

Ezra David Romero / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento's Electric Vehicle Strategy Aims To Attract Low-Income Drivers

February 20, 2018 | Cody Drabble

Capital Public Radio's environment reporter Ezra David Romero has been examining the city of Sacramento's electric vehicle strategy. He explains how the city aims to expand the availability of charging stations for low-income drivers.

Chitose Suzuki / AP Photo

Environment

Paint Companies' Ballot Initiative Would Hand Lead Paint Removal Costs To The State

February 16, 2018 | Sally Schilling

The courts have ordered three paint companies to pay $600 million to help remove lead paint from homes in 10 California cities and counties, but the case isn’t exactly closed.

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Environment

Warm Weather Brings Out Black Bears In Yosemite

February 8, 2018 | Sally Schilling

Yosemite visitors may catch a glimpse of a bear in the middle of winter.