Tag Archives: Environment

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First Ranking Alerts for Heat Waves.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24 PROGRAM # 9451 12:00 PM PDT First Ranking Alerts for Heat Waves. As extreme heat waves worsen every year, causing more deaths and injuries than all other extreme weather events, California leaders are taking action to stop this “silent killer”. State leaders are proposing to establish the nation’s first ranking system for […]

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Infrastructure Bill Done: What’s Next? Also, Frontline Communities in Charge of Climate Action.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17 PROGRAM # 9444 12:00 PM PDT Infrastructure Bill Done: What’s Next? President Biden is expected to sign into law the bipartisan infrastructure bill and Speaker Pelosi expects the US House to pass the Build Back Better package at any moment this week. The bill continues being widely popular, but faces headwinds in […]

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Build Back Better Bill, World Climate Summit.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11 PROGRAM # 9439 12:00 PM PDT Build Back Better Bill, World Climate Summit. Democrats passed last week a historic infrastructure package but continue struggling to pass a major bill on social spending and climate change. The infrastructure bill is scheduled to be signed into law by President Biden next week, when the […]

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Extra Edition: Overpumping is Depleting Groundwater.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11 PROGRAM # 9438 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Overpumping is Depleting Groundwater. Due to the drought crisis, water in California’s Central Valley is in short supply and some areas are running out of water. As groundwater levels have dropped due to deeper groundwater pumping, small farmers struggle to maintain their livelihoods. A […]

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World Climate Summit.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4 PROGRAM # 9432 12:00 PM PDT World Climate Summit. World leaders gather in Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th UN Climate Conference to talk about ways to tackle climate change and reduce global carbon emissions to net zero. Latinos in the US and Latin America and the Caribbean have been among the hardest […]

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California’s Drought Emergency. Also, California Moves to Ban Oil Wells.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28 PROGRAM # 9425 12:00 PM PDT California’s Drought Emergency. As California went through its driest year in almost 100 years, Gov. Newsom expanded the drought emergency to the entire state. With water reservoirs draining and water supplies for major cities drying, the governor asked Californians to do more to save water. What […]

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Climate Crisis, Infrastructure Bill: Too Expensive? Also, Oil Spill, Oil Drilling and Asthma.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13 PROGRAM # 9409 12:00 PM PDT Climate Crisis, Infrastructure Bill: Too Expensive? Congress continues to negotiate the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, a plan dismissed by some as an expensive “social spending” bill and lauded by many as a transformational investment in the nation’s families, education, and response to the disasters of the […]

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Smoke from Fires Alerts. Wildfire Risk Insurance. Battling Massive Oil Spill.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 11 PROGRAM # 9406 12:00 PM PDT Smoke from Fires Alerts. The devastating wildfires burning on the slopes of the Sequoia parks have enveloped the San Joaquin Valley in a thick cloud of smoke, causing dangerous levels of air pollution. Authorities continue alerting people when air quality is poor, prompting many to cancel […]

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Green Latinos

Green Latinos is a national non-profit that convenes a broad coalition of Latino leaders committed to addressing national, regional and local environmental, natural resources and conservation issues that significantly affect the health and welfare of the U.S. Latino community. Guest: Mariana Del Valle Prieto Cervantez, Water Equity and Ocean Program Manager for Green Latinos

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Wildfires: the Hotspots.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 PROGRAM # 9392 12:00 PM PDT Wildfires: the Hotspots. California Gov. Newsom signed a $15 billion climate package, the largest such investment in state history, during a visit to the Sequoia National Park, site of a devastating wildfire. The new law will tackle catastrophic wildfires and includes investments in drought response and long-term […]

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