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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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December 5, 2023
A new law could help connect flood and reservoir control operations with new technologies and strategies that can more accurately predict the arrival of these storms.
November 16, 2023
It’s the first in the United States to capture carbon, permanently store it and sell carbon removal credits to customers.
November 8, 2023
This technique, which involves the intentional and controlled burning of fuels on the forest floor, is a necessary tool to reduce fire risks in California.
November 3, 2023
The Federal Crop Insurance Program, funded in large part by taxpayer money, pays farmers when their crop yields decline in an effort to keep the agricultural sector economically stable.
October 30, 2023
There are more than a million swimming pools in California. Officials say more energy-efficient pool technology could be equivalent to getting 85,000 gas-powered cars off the road.
October 25, 2023
Interested Californians should be ready to purchase permits to cut down their own Christmas trees within the next couple weeks.
October 19, 2023
The last time researchers guessed at the state's mountain lion population was in the 1980s. Now, decades later, new research says there are about 4,500 mountain lions in California.
October 18, 2023
The quake, a 4.2 magnitude shaker centered near Isleton along the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, comes one day before California is scheduled to test its earthquake preparedness.
October 17, 2023
Experts say the largest source of emissions in school districts come from building infrastructure. The district’s goal lines up with a statewide carbon neutrality goal for the same year.
October 10, 2023
UC Davis researchers have collected data on animals killed on the road for years. Fraser Shilling, director of the university’s Road Ecology Center, says it’s important information to understand the health of their populations.