Julia Conley, staff writer
"California assemblymembers won't get a second chance and they need to decide immediately to either side with the public or be willing to pay the price for catering to big telecoms."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Anti-fracking demonstrators
"We desperately need to keep these dirty fossil fuels in the ground. But Trump...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Climate change, longer fire seasons, and way more people in the West all play...


Bad news on all sides on our human propensity for taking without thinking. A new study finds researchers have "grossly underestimated" the impact on the Amazon rainforest of logging and other human activity, even as California park rangers combat a surge in nightime bandits - aka "midnight burlers" - poaching the burl from old-growth redwoods to sell for furniture. The tallest trees on earth, old-growth redwoods once covered almost 2,000,000 acres of California; today, less than 5% of that...