CHANGING LANDSCAPES: Water conservation with irrigation

As the water shortage issue worsens in California amid multi-year drought conditions driven by climate change, the state is exploring more ways to encourage water conservation. Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state legislature have invested $5.2 billion over three years “to support the immediate drought response and built water resilience,” his Website states. He signed […]

Q&A: Miya Yoshitani on California’s clean energy future

Editor’s Note: New America Media environment editor Ngoc Nguyen spoke with Miya Yoshitani, the newly appointed executive director of Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN), about what 2014 holds for the Golden State in regards to energy. New America Media: How does it feel to take the helm of one of the leading statewide environmental advocacy […]