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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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September 20, 2023
The toxic algae — a neon green layer of muck that floats atop water — thrives in warm, stagnant conditions brought on by drought. Last winter’s snowpack helped disrupt it.
September 15, 2023
From housing affordability to fentanyl to mental health and more, California lawmakers debated hundreds of bills this Legislative session. Here’s a breakdown of what made it to the Governor’s desk — and what didn’t.
September 8, 2023
Newsom has previously said price gouging by the oil industry could be partially to blame for spiking costs.
September 5, 2023
Experts say new research is necessary to understand the longer-term human health impacts of regular exposure to smoke.
August 29, 2023
Experts say the extremely wet winter has made wildfires more difficult to predict this year.
August 24, 2023
Supporters rallied at the Capitol on Wednesday to support the two senate bills.
August 21, 2023
Experts say we might see some precipitation but the impacts won’t be severe.
August 17, 2023
A growing number of winemakers have seen their crops ruined in recent years because of wildfire smoke.
August 14, 2023
It’s one piece of the state’s commitment to cutting emissions, starting with a sector responsible for the majority of air pollution in California.
August 4, 2023
Last winter’s precipitation brought necessary moisture to a drought-stricken California.