March 15, 2019, 11am PDT
Urban water suppliers have had to learn quickly that fire ecology is a major concern in maintaining a secure water supply system.
November 26, 2018, 10am PST
Carbon pricing proponents in the U.S. saw their second defeat in two years in the same state when Washington voters soundly defeated I-1631, a carbon fee that would fund emission reductions. Unlike I-732 in 2016, environmentalists were unified.
May 28, 2018, 9am PDT
A coalition of researchers have identified one area near the 101 and other near I-15 that would help keep the big cats alive and healthy.
May 23, 2018, 10am PDT
Only one of the five propositions on California's June primary ballot is a general obligation bond measure. Prop. 68 authorizes $4 billion for projects benefiting parks and water quality. Opponents prefer a pay-as-you-go approach using general funds.
March 6, 2018, 11am PST
Environmental, labor, and community groups in Washington State filed an initiative for placement of a carbon fee on the November ballot. Unlike a similar measure in 2016, revenues would be used to mitigate emissions.
December 30, 2017, 1pm PST
The Nature Conservancy's largest ever gift will preserve 24,000 acres of highly prized land in California. Jack and Laura Dangermond (cofounders of Esri) made the donation.
November 29, 2017, 11am PST
While forests sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide, wildfires release enormous amounts of greenhouse gases as they increase in frequency and intensity from climate change.
July 12, 2017, 9am PDT
The Greenprint Resource Hub aims to integrate open space, parks, and agriculture into city and regional planning efforts.
August 2, 2015, 1pm PDT
Yet another climate change side effect: more frequent urban heat waves. And because urban temperatures tend higher than rural ones, cities should be ready to protect the most vulnerable.
The Nature Conservancy - Cool Green Science
November 28, 2014, 1pm PST
A new project by the Nature Conservancy maps the impact of natural infrastructure—often found well outside the city limits—on urban water supplies.
August 6, 2014, 12pm PDT
That's the question facing the nation's largest environmental organization (not the Sierra Club but The Nature Conservancy) regarding the management of its preserve in Texas. There is no question for Naomi Klein, who writes about it in her new book.