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California’s fishing industry is drying up. We need to think big on climate change

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Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:05pm

When I was ten, I taught myself how to fish in California’s redwood-lined Russian River, once a world-renowned wild steelhead rainbow trout sport fishery. Today, as a veteran trout and salmon sport angler I see how climate change threatens our wild trout and salmon populations and our outdoor traditions.

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The Superfund Sites of Silicon Valley

Published: 
Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:26pm

Federica Armstrong discovered when she moved to Palo Alto, Calif., that Silicon Valley is not what it seems. 

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By going vegan, America could feed an additional 390 million people, study suggests

Published: 
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:09am

More than 41 million Americans find themselves at risk of going hungry at some point during the year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says.

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Loosely regulated market for biofuel credits spurs speculators and swindlers

Published: 
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:07am

Andre Bernard made a killing selling a mirage.

As oil refineries struggled to comply with federal mandates for blending renewable fuels into the nation's gasoline and diesel supply, Bernard offered a solution: millions of dollars' worth of biofuel credits they could buy to help meet their obligation.

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Wave of Climate Migration Looms, but It “Doesn't Have to Be a Crisis

Published: 
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:01am

As the sea creeps steadily inland in countries such as Bangladesh, and as dwindling rains put already marginal farmland out of play in Ethiopia and other places, a wave of migration triggered by a changing climate is taking shape on the horizon.