Heavy winter rains in California have highlighted the need to capture stormwater and save it for dry times. Los Angeles is currently working on how to do this.
The California Air Resources Board approved a plan to phase out sales of new gas furnaces and water heaters in the state by 2030.
Western wildfires pose a much broader threat to human health than to just those forced to evacuate the path of the blazes. Smoke from these fires, which have burned millions of acres in California alone, is choking vast swaths of the country, an analysis of federal satellite imagery by NPR’s California Newsroom and Stanford University’s Environmental Change and Human Outcomes Lab found.