Yolo County Local News: Sustainability


All Local Sustainability News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

09/28/2023
A long-awaited, controversial report weighs updates to standards that state officials say have failed to protect fish and wildlife. But environmentalists, Native tribes and others already are furious about how long this has taken‚ÄĒand the state is years away from taking action.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

09/24/2023
Three tribal nations declared the designation of a marine stewardship area covering nearly 700 square miles of the tribes’ ancestral olands, stretching from the California-Oregon border to just south of Trinidad in Humboldt County.

California Local Pin Marker From Daily Democrat...

09/17/2023
New employees with the state Division of Mine Reclamation were given a tour by Cache Creek Nature Preserve staff to show the ‚Äúbefore‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúafter‚ÄĚ effects of gravel mining.

California Local Pin Marker From Davis Vanguard...

09/16/2023
On Sept. 15, Davis joined groups across the world in the Global Climate Strike. After grabbing signs, participants of all ages slowly marched down 14th Street, leading chants to alert the Davis public of the climate emergency.

California Local Pin Marker From YubaNet...

09/13/2023
Maintaining certain interactions so that they remain similar to those that have controlled Earth conditions over the past 12,000 years is critical for ensuring human activities do not trigger dramatic changes that likely would decrease the Earth’s ability to support modern civilizations.

California Local Pin Marker From Daily Democrat...

09/01/2023
People who found the heat intolerable during the recent string of 100-plus degree days were better off than many birds at the Cache Creek Nature Preserve.

California Local Pin Marker From Daily Democrat...

08/30/2023
Satellite data from across California’s landscapes reveal an increase in nitrogen dioxide levels in remote forest areas, and wildfire and soil emissions are likely the reasons why, according to a paper from UC Davis published in the journal Environmental Research Letters.

California Local Pin Marker From Daily Democrat...

08/23/2023
The owners of Knott‚Äôs Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain and SeaWorld are blaming ‚Äúchallenging‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúadverse‚ÄĚ weather for their most recent attendance and revenue woes.

California Local Pin Marker From Daily Democrat...

08/17/2023
A review of Yolo County‚Äôs 2030 Climate Action and Adaptation Plan will be hosted by the League of Women Voters of Woodland as part of a ‚ÄúClimate and Conversation‚ÄĚ event. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Norton Hall.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

08/15/2023
As the planet heats up and threatens many cold-water game fish species like trout, the Sacramento perch may be on the cusp of a comeback, thanks in part to its ability to tolerate warm water and extreme conditions.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

08/15/2023
A group of four underserved Sacramento-area neighborhoods are the focus of a Sacramento State project that is researching the link between poor air quality and health issues.

California Local Pin Marker From Davis Vanguard...

08/15/2023
The Greater Sacramento Economic Council submitted an application for the Economic Development Administration Tech Hub program that aims to establish a Zero Emission Vehicle innovation asset on the campus of Sacramento State.

California Local Pin Marker From Associated Press Sacramento...

08/15/2023
California’s only native sunfish, the Sacramento perch, was once abundant before invasive species decimated it. As the planet heats up and threatens cold-water game fish, the Sacramento perch may be on the cusp of a comeback, thanks to its ability to tolerate warm water.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

08/14/2023
In April, the California Air Resources Board set a timeline for transitioning trucks to zero emissions. More recently, the agency launched CalFleet Advisor, a program to connect drivers to financial assistance.

California Local Pin Marker From Daily Democrat...

08/14/2023
Americans risk hazardous weather conditions and natural disasters in fast-growing areas, finds NerdWallet analysis.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

08/13/2023
Some 7,000 square miles of ocean on California’s Central Coast could soon become the largest national marine sanctuary in the continental U.S. It could also make history as one of the first federal sanctuaries to be spearheaded by a Native American tribe.

California Local Pin Marker From KCRA NBC 3...

08/04/2023
According to new data provided by the California Department of Finance, the Central Valley’s population is projected to grow by about 5 million people by 2060. Affordability is one of the main drivers that’s expected to continue shifting people inland.

California Local Pin Marker From The Sacramento Bee...

08/01/2023
California’s leading air regulator acknowledged major roadblocks to meeting its ambitious carbon emissions target for 2030. The hurdles revolve around the feasibility of carbon capture technologies and the state’s flagship climate program, known as cap-and-trade.

California Local Pin Marker From YubaNet...

07/27/2023
As sea levels rise, many countries are considering a controversial strategy: relocation of communities. A Stanford analysis of planned relocations around the world reveals a blueprint for positive outcomes from an approach often considered a last resort.

California Local Pin Marker From YubaNet...

07/27/2023
The total number of climate change court cases has more than doubled since 2017 and is growing worldwide. These findings, published by the UN Environment Programme and the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University, show that climate litigation is becoming an integral part of securing climate action and justice.