CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's United States community action article and is for news and comment in that context. Image: San Francisco cable car in 1994. Attribution: Rick Dikeman
  • Flock of California Condors Spotted In Contra Costa County for the First Time in 100 Years., (Sep 25, 2023)
  • Thinking Long-Term: Why We Should Bring Back Redwood Forests, (Sep 25, 2023)
  • Biden uses executive power to create New Deal-style American Climate Corps, (Sep 20, 2023)
  • Can ‘road ecology’ save millions of animals?, (Sep 19, 2023)
  • People who work from home all the time ‘cut emissions by 54%’ against those in office, (Sep 18, 2023)
  • California sues oil companies claiming they downplayed the risk of fossil fuels, (Sep 17, 2023)
  • US launches $1bn tree-planting scheme to mitigate effects of climate crisis, (Sep 14, 2023)

August 2023[edit | edit source]

  • Free Therapy Putting Philadelphia’s Black Men on a Path to Healing, (Aug 30, 2023)
  • Cities Are Depaving for a Cooler Future, (Aug 24, 2023)
  • Marvin Hayes Is Spreading ‘Compost Fever’ in Baltimore’s Neighborhoods. He Thinks it Might Save the City., (Aug 20, 2023)
  • 40 percent of US climate emissions attributed to richest households: study, (Aug 17, 2023)
  • A Community-Led Approach to Stopping Flooding Expands in the Chicago Region, (Aug 15, 2023)
  • Dry Springs in Central Texas Warn of Water Shortage Ahead, (Aug 15, 2023)
  • Youth wins climate case against U.S. state of Montana in first-of-its-kind legal ruling, (Aug 14, 2023) — by Liz Kimbrough
  • 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
  • This Northern Manhattan Wetland Has Faced Climate-Change-Induced Erosion and Sea Level Rise. A Living Shoreline Has Reimagined the Space, (Aug 03, 2023) — In the process to create a climate-resilient city, the shoreline restoration of one of the largest remaining wetlands in Manhattan has succeeded due to community engagement and consistent stewardship. By Juanita Gordon
  • 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'
  • New grant program asks residents to ‘throw shade,’ foster climate resiliency in Flint, (Aug 02, 2023)

July 2023[edit | edit source]

  • These Chicago Afghans Have Built A Community On The Soccer Field, (Jul 18, 2023)
  • ‘It Affects All of Us’: Free Financial Counseling Helps Tulsans Thrive, (Jul 13, 2023)
  • Microplastics found in the soil on farms used to grow crops, (Jul 12, 2023)

June 2023[edit | edit source]

  • Fighting climate change by reconnecting to ecosystems in our own backyards, (Jun 20, 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)
  • ‘My life and my home’: young people start to testify at historic US climate trial, The Guardian (Jun 13, 2023) — The plaintiffs note that Montana’s constitution pledges a healthy environment ‘for present and future generations’
  • Surviving the smoke-pocalypse 101: Californians offer advice to New Yorkers, (Jun 09, 2023)
  • ‘Game changing’: spate of US lawsuits calls big oil to account for climate crisis, The Guardian (Jun 07, 2023)

April 2023[edit | edit source]

  • ‘Like a dam breaking’: experts hail decision to let US climate lawsuits advance, The Guardian (Apr 25, 2023)
  • Vacationers Generate 8 Times More Carbon on a Cruise Ship than on Land, (Apr 18, 2023)

January 2023[edit | edit source]

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Orion magazine

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