Tidal marsh or ‘fake habitat’? California environmental project draws criticism

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Southwest of Sacramento, California, the branching arms of waterways reach into a patchwork of farm fields and pastures. Canals and wetlands fringed with reeds meet a sunbaked expanse of dry meadows. These lands on the northwestern edge of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta have now been targeted for restoration following the … Read more

Does Taylor Swift deserve criticism over her private jet habits?

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Criticism of Taylor Swift on social media soared this past weekend after the pop singer topped a list of celebrities most guilty of polluting the planet with their private jets. Swift’s jet was in use for 170 out of the first 200 days of the year and emitted 8,293.54 metric tons … Read more

California emissions, carbon neutrality plan draws criticism

Electric cars are parked at a charging station in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 13, 2022. California air regulators will take public comment Thursday, June 23 2022, on a plan to slash fossil fuel use and reach carbon neutrality by 2045. Credit : AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File California air regulators are likely to hear a barrage … Read more