Saturday, May 21, 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...

Rural Nevada is at the Frontline of Renewable Energy Development

Nevada is making strides toward its renewable energy goals as it develops infrastructure to move power throughout the state, but some Nevadans worry the...

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...

The Thacker Pass Lithium Mine Would Supply Nuclear Weapons and Reactors

Opinion The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything except our thinking. Thus, we are drifting toward catastrophe beyond conception. We shall require a...

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...

Water Pollution Control Permit for Thacker Pass Lithium Mine

Opinion To the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, and to the public. My name is Max Wilbert. I am a community organizer, author, wilderness guide, and...