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

December 2022[edit | edit source]

  • First solar canal project is a win for water, energy, air and climate in California, The Conversation (Dec 22, 2022)

November 2022[edit | edit source]

  • 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

August 2022[edit | edit source]

  • From Seed Library to Seed Company: The story of K Greene and the Hudson Valley Seed Company, (Aug 15, 2022)
  • Climate change: Landmark US bill clears Senate hurdle, BBC News (Aug 08, 2022)

July 2022[edit | edit source]

  • The ‘world’s first library farm’ is home to plush gardens and community innovations, Shareable (Jul 05, 2022) — Since 2011, community members local to The Cicero Branch of the Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) in Upstate New York have tended to a lively library farm, leading innovations in urban farming and food access.

June 2022[edit | edit source]

  • City compost programs turn garbage into ‘black gold’ that boosts food security and social justice, The Conversation (Jun 11, 2022)
  • Drought-stricken US warned of looming 'dead pool', BBC News (Jun 03, 2022)

May 2022[edit | edit source]

  • Vermont Green: The new US club attempting to do things differently, BBC Sport (May 11, 2022)
  • The return of California's butterflies, BBC News (May 08, 2022)

April 2022[edit | edit source]

  • Linking protected areas from Yellowstone to the Yukon shows the value of conserving large landscapes, not just isolated parks and preserves, The Conversation (Apr 26, 2022)

March 2022[edit | edit source]

  • Cities need to be redesigned for the climate crisis. Can they make us happy, too?, (Mar 28, 2022)
  • How grocery co-ops across New England thrived despite the pandemic, Shareable (Mar 02, 2022)

February 2022[edit | edit source]

  • Chicago set to launch big guaranteed income pilot, (Feb 24, 2022)
  • Lessons from New York: What makes a community turn against climate adaptation?, Grist (Feb 08, 2022) — To build a sea wall, you first have to build community trust.
  • Solar Project Devised by Highline High School Students Wins District Approval, South Seattle Emerald (Feb 07, 2022)

January 2022[edit | edit source]

  • First Electric School Bus In NYC Is An EV Conversion & That’s A Big Deal!, Clean Technica (Jan 30, 2022)
  • E-bike package delivery is coming to L.A., Fast Company (Jan 28, 2022)
  • Data may be Colorado’s best bet to mitigate increasing wildfire risk on the Front Range, Climate Central (Jan 23, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

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

...Ecological restoration California

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

US heatwave: Wildfires rage in western states as temperatures soar, Jul 11[2]

Berkeley's Ohlone Park Crop Swap builds community through food, Jul 6[3]...California news

Many things can be a commons - even an ageing commercial oldies radio station. How Radio Kingston (covering NY and the Hudson Valley) became its community's mirror, Jun 18[4]

Hawaii becomes first US state to declare a climate emergency, Apr 29[5]

US pledges to cut carbon emissions by 50-52% below 2005 levels by the end of this decade, Apr 22[6]

The Hope for Lasting Change from a South Dallas Mobile Food Park, Apr 7[7]...Texas

Guaranteed Income Increases Employment, Improves Financial and Physical Health, Mar 3[8]...California news

Biden's climate agenda: Is this the beginning of the end for fossil fuels? Jan 31[9]

2020[edit | edit source]

Joe's not sleepy, but he should wake up to American localism[10] Nov 8

Public libraries are giving away an insane amount of free food[11] Sep 29...Food USA

Global warming driving California wildfire trends say scientists[12] Sep 25

California and Oregon 2020 wildfires in maps, graphics and images[13] Sep 18

Oregon wildfires: Half a million people flee dozens of infernos[14] Sep 11

California wildfires: Smoke turns skies orange[15] Sep 10

The SEED grows: after 2 years of a basic income experiment, the residents of Stockton, Cal., are on the uplift[16] Jul 15

Seed libraries help communities grow food in a pandemic[17]Jun 17...San Diego

It's their religious fervour, and their love of culture, that XR/UK can teach the US green movement[18] Jan 27

"Funky around the edges, humanly fermented, alive". How the Park Slope Food Coop makes a commons (and great produce)[19] Jan 13...New York City news

2019[edit | edit source]

'My moment': the activists fighting climate crisis and winning elections, Dec 25[20]...Climate action USA

Kansas City becomes first major U.S. city to make public transit free, Alissa Walker, Dec 6[21]

Grassroots democracies form North American coalition.[22] Oct 23...Towards sustainable economies US

How one nonprofit is fighting hunger, food waste, and poverty with kitchen apprenticeships.[23] Jun 3...California news

The next egg: Investing our retirement savings in our local communities.[24] Apr 6...Funding community action

Bank On San Francisco: Supporting community financial empowerment.[25] May 1

How the simple act of sharing a meal is creating community change.[26] Mar 22...Community involvement USA

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Composting in NYC.[27] Mar 19

How Citizen University is building an army of civic leaders.[28] Mar 18...Community involvement USA

Tiny neighborhood libraries worth checking out.[29] Feb 9...San Francisco

California's rooftop solar mandate will normalize clean energy.[30] Jan 8

2018[edit | edit source]

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Back to the land: are young farmers the new starving artists?[31] Dec 17...Food USA

The two fastest-growing jobs in the U.S. right now are solar installers and wind technicians.[32] Dec 3...Climate action USA

Bristol to Brooklyn, Paris to Pittsburgh: restless cities act themselves on climate crisis[33] Dec 1...Climate news 2018

How renters are becoming co-owners and co-developers, Nov 8[34]

United States: Why 'Social Infrastructure' Is the Key to Renewing Civil Society[35] Sep 11

To Restore Civil Society, Start With the Library[36] Sep 8

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