OAKLAND – While hundreds of local agencies across California draft their plans to ensure the sustainability of groundwater basins, water experts said in a white paper released, Nov. 14 that these state-mandated plans need to incorporate climate change impacts to be sustainable. The paper is intended to serve as a resource to help agencies accomplish this effort. […]
WASHINGTON D.C. – A new study examining wildfires in California found that human activity explains as much about their frequency and location as climate influences. The researchers systematically looked at human behaviors and climate change together, which is unique and rarely attempted on an area of land this large. The findings suggest many models of […]
Two UC Riverside nprofessors have received a grant to study wastewater pros and cons for a method of watering crops in Southern California. MORE.
“Legislators should ask themselves this question when contemplating SB 350, `Is it more important to expand environmental regulations or to make sure people are able to financially provide for their families? This bill will hurt the poor and working poor the most. Haven’t they already been hit hard enough?” Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore RIVERSIDE – A California […]
San Francisco – The California Supreme Court has granted partial review of a closely-watched environmental case that could have broad implications for transportation planning throughout the state. Cleveland National Forest Foundation v. San Diego Association of Governments aims to determine whether the San Diego Association of Governments complied with the California Environmental Quality Act when […]