Featured in Open Canada

An Environmental Movement for Times of War, Too

Oil wells set ablaze in Iraq. Forests pillaged in Colombia. Wildlife populations decimated across the Sahara-Sahel. Around the world, armed conflicts continue to cause significant damage to the environment. In turn, this damage often has immense humanitarian implications, threatening human health, livelihoods and economies.

Featured in San Francisco Chronicle

Power Outages Hit Some of State’s Poorest Communities Hard

PG&E’s unprecedented blackouts over the past month have hit especially hard in some of Northern California’s poorest communities, stripping electricity from hundreds of thousands of people who can least afford to be without it, according to state data reviewed by The Chronicle.

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How Global Warming, Climate Change Contributing to Wildfires, Power Outages

Being in the eye of a California fire-storm is terrifying on its own. But understanding the changing weather forces that are driving that intensity could spark a longer-lasting fear. “The difference between a livable and an unlivable planet is not that many degrees difference in temperature,” Peter Gleick, with Pacific Institute, said.

Featured in San Francisco Chronicle

No Heat, No Light? Not So Bad. No Water? Much Worse.

When the lights went out this week, Susan Illich of Sebastopol didn’t just lose power. She also lost water. That’s because, like thousands of residents in Sonoma County, she relies on a private well that operates with an electric pump.