Posts in climate change
Climate Change in the Sacramento Valley: Contemplating the Future

I’ve been reading and writing about climate change for several years now. Yet, there is that moment when you realize it has pierced the sacred spaces, the places we call home. My moment occurred during the 2017 fires in Napa and Sonoma Counties, California. Here’s my story.

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Tracking Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Over Geological Time

This is the first in a series of posts that describe Earth's carbon dioxide levels over geological time. Writing this piece has helped me memorize important dates and numbers. I hope it helps you, too. Climate science is fascinating! 

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How will Climate Change Affect Future Cotton Supplies?

How will climate change affect cotton's future growth and development, and what kinds of solutions exist to mitigate the challenges ahead? Learn more about cotton and climate change in this article at Ensia(link to article). I wrote this piece through the Ensia Mentor Program and appreciate having had the opportunity to work with such an excellent publication.

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Renewable Energy for Homeowners, Renters and Businesses: Arcadia Power

One of the challenges of transitioning to renewable energy is that many people assume it's too expensive. And for renters, it's not even an option. Or, is it? That's what I thought until I discovered Arcadia Power, an affordable renewable energy solution for homeowners, renters and businesses. In fact, by choosing 50 percent renewable energy, your electricity costs remain the same. And there's no equipment to install. It's one easy way to vote for a cleaner future!

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How to Slow Climate Change: Ten Household Tips

Did you get a chance to watch Before the Flood, a collaboration between Leonardo DiCaprio and National Geographic? If not, there's a link to the movie, below, along with a list of household tips on how to slow down climate change. To say that we can stop climate change is a misnomer, though. We can't stop climate change. It's here. The goal is to slow its acceleration. For more information on the statistics, take a look at this article, which eloquently explains the math.

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