CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's California community action article and is for news and comment in that context. Image: The sidewalk on Fillmore Street in Pacific Heights, San Francisco looking north from Bush Street. July 2005. Attribution: Christopher Beland
  • California sues oil companies claiming they downplayed the risk of fossil fuels, (Sep 17, 2023)
  • Defuelling California’s wildfires with sheep, (Aug 10, 2023) — If rotated wisely, sheep and cattle can graze away the fuel of deadly wildfires in the American West
  • How California’s Wiyot Tribe turned to community land trusts to fight for justice, (Aug 03, 2023) — 'Access to the land and going back to their ancestral lands is part of the healing process for a lot of Indigenous groups'
  • Microplastics found in the soil on farms used to grow crops, (Jul 12, 2023)
  • The Indigenous forest collective restoring a corner of California, Positive News (Jun 20, 2023)
  • News collaboratives, youth media outlets, and a newsletter bee (“La Abeja”) buzzing around Latin communities. A better media, in California Central Valley, The Daily Alternative (Jun 17, 2023)
  • Surviving the smoke-pocalypse 101: Californians offer advice to New Yorkers, (Jun 09, 2023)
  • ‘Six times the size of Yosemite’: the new tribal sanctuary off the super-rich California coast, (May 18, 2023)
  • How We Lit Our California Homestead on Fire, (May 03, 2023)

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  • First solar canal project is a win for water, energy, air and climate in California, The Conversation (Dec 22, 2022)
  • US approves largest dam removal in history to save endangered salmon, The Guardian (Nov 17, 2022) — Four dams on California-Oregon border to be decommissioned on Klamath River, which fish use to reach spawning grounds
  • The Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance now has 10 core members (Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Greenland, Ireland, Portugal, Quebec, Sweden, Wales, and Washington State), two associate members (California and New Zealand), and five "friends of BOGA" (Chile, Fiji, Finland, Italy, and Luxembourg)., (Nov 16, 2022) — BOGA is an international alliance of governments and stakeholders working together to facilitate the managed phase-out of oil and gas production, led by the governments of Denmark and Costa Rica
  • Drought-stricken US warned of looming 'dead pool', BBC News (Jun 03, 2022)
  • The return of California's butterflies, BBC News (May 08, 2022)
  • E-bike package delivery is coming to L.A., Fast Company (Jan 28, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

The ancient Calfornian giants destroyed by climate change
Authors: BBC News, Nov 2021

Images show decline of California's 'life source', Aug 17[1]

Berkeley’s Ohlone Park Crop Swap builds community through food, Jul 6[2]

Guaranteed Income Increases Employment, Improves Financial and Physical Health, Mar 3[3] People spent the SEED money on basic needs, including food (nearly 37%), sales/merchandise (22%, on home goods, clothes/shoes and discount/dollar stores), utilities (11%) and auto costs (10%). Less than 1% was spent on alcohol and/or tobacco. Full research spanning the two years of the project will be available in 2022. SEED led to the founding of Mayors for a Guaranteed Income, an initiative that includes several pilots and 40 mayors across the country advocating for a guaranteed income.

"Doughnut Economic" model arrives in California, Jan 26[4]

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