Become a Supporter
Become a Supporter
Ezra David Romero
Climate change is becoming the great equalizer of our time. It’s altering everything: our lives, cities and the wilderness that surrounds us. I’ve realized that climate change isn’t holding back and has left us all in a tension.
As CapRadio’s environment reporter, I will report on disadvantaged communities vulnerable to climate change, and how they are affected by state and federal decisions and policy that focus on the environment and our relationship to it. I will also report on growing tension over water in the West.
What questions do you have about how climate change is altering the lives of people in California and Nevada?
Let me know below.
November 23, 2020
Millions of commercially raised turkeys will be consumed this week, while their wilder cousins roam free. But wild turkeys may have to trot a little faster to keep up with the projected shifts in both summer and winter climate spaces.
November 19, 2020
NASA researchers in California are teaming up to take these measurements from space. The goal is to track one of the clearest signs of global warming for the next decade.
November 16, 2020
Winter is about a month away and because of an emerging La Niña the state could experience a cooler, dry winter. But climate scientists say the lower temperatures are still warm when looking at the historical record.
Ignoring Mega-Flood Risk — Like California Did With Wildfire Prevention — May Spell Disaster, Experts Say
November 13, 2020
A UCLA researcher is sounding the alarm to not wait on addressing impending floods from warming temperatures. Waiting to address flooding issues, like the state’s done with wildfire, could mean breaching of levees and flooding across the state.
November 10, 2020
Policy experts are calling the climate plan from the incoming Biden administration the most ambitious ever from a president or president-elect. And those same scientists say the Biden team should learn from how California is curbing climate change.
November 6, 2020
What’s up with fracking? It was mentioned in the presidential debates, youth climate activists want the practice stopped, Gov. Newsom said he wants to end it, but then his administration issues new permits. Why is fracking getting so much play?
November 4, 2020
The U.S. formally pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement this week. But what does that mean for states like California with ambitious climate goals?
November 3, 2020
Voters across the greater Sacramento region headed to the polls to cast their ballot in-person this week for a variety of reasons. Here’s what they had to say.
What Happens To Your Ballot After The Election? In Many California Counties, It Gets Recycled (Eventually)
November 2, 2020
Every California voter was sent a ballot. With the election upon us and ballots already being counted there is a lot of paper that’ll be leftover when the cycle is finished. But what happens to all those envelopes and ballots?
October 29, 2020
California has a data issue and that’s a big deal as fire seasons worsen. A new report highlights the need for cities and agencies to create a uniform system to share information. That could save lives and reduce losses from wildfires.