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Experts and Entrepreneurs Share Concerns About Climate Change

“Our summers are lasting longer. Springs are coming sooner,” said Geoffrey Schladow, founding director of the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center.

(Oct. 23, 2021) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
Environmental Code Compliance: Slow By Design

In an article on code compliance, Moonshine Ink speaks with six agencies responsible for enforcement. They explain that while action often appears slow to the public, that is by design. The goal is to remedy the problem, not to punish violators.

(Oct. 15, 2021) → Read the full Moonshine Ink report

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Image caption: Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor of wireless radio—an old-school form of signal boosting.
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Image caption: At the dump, food waste is methane-producing garbage. At a farm, it's a valuable part of the food web.
Back to the Land, Not the Landfill
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Image caption: Participants in a recent board meeting of the Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee discuss affordable housing in the wake of a pandemic-fueled boom in real estate prices.
Paradise Found
A pandemic-fueled real estate boom has exploded in the Tahoe-Truckee region. Mountain Housing Council is working to ensure that locals can keep their own little slices of heaven.

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