Friday, July 1, 2022

Reno Embraces Data to Meet Climate Goals

Over the past year, the City of Reno has been tracking its carbon emissions through nZero, a carbon management platform. After the city council...

nZero’s Carbon Management Tools Track Progress Toward Climate Goals

A few weeks ago, a small company by the name of Ledger8760 rebranded as nZero, a decision meant to demonstrate carbon management’s growing role...

A “Land Rush” for Renewable Energy

A “land-rush” of applications for large-scale solar projects, covering roughly 60,000 acres of public lands, including land near and around Death Valley National Park,...

Ground-Level Ozone and Particulate Matter the Primary Targets for Addressing Air...

Last month, the Butte Environmental Council (BEC) launched the first installment of their 2022 Sustainable Communities and Environmental Justice Community Forum Series. While panelists...

First Green Bank in Nevada Names Founding Executive Director

Last month, the Nevada Clean Energy Fund named Kirsten Stasio as its founding executive director. Created after the state legislature passed Senate Bill 407...

Inextricably Linked: Understanding the Ties Between Climate Adaptation and Economic Opportunity

The implications of a changing climate are being felt in communities all across the state of California. Drought, wildfire, and torrential rains have begun...

Climate Resiliency Strategies at the Community Level

In late 2019, the California Community Economic Development Association (CCEDA), in partnership with Climate Resolve and a number of state agencies, began discussions on...

Dam the Status Quo

Before Developing Water Strategies for the Future, We Must Rectify the Decisions of the Past As the ongoing effects of climate change are realized throughout...

What the Build Back Better Act Would Mean for Nevada

With the Bill’s Passage Cast in Doubt, An Opportunity to Strengthen Nevada’s Leadership Role in the American West Could Vanish With It. This weekend, the...

Late-Migration Strategy, Although Rare, May Be Key

In late October, a study spotlighting the migration patterns, or life-history strategies, of the spring-run Chinook salmon in California’s Central Valley showed that juveniles...