Each clean energy program in California is a stepping stone, writes California Public Utility Commission intern Sheila Gao, ”and I’m so proud to be part of the efforts in exploring and laying out those stepping stones!”
“I’ve had a weird summer,” writes Yosemite Archives intern Emily Wilson, who had to evacuate in the face of an advancing wildfire. “I’m significantly more confident, and it now takes a lot to rattle me.”
Courts block grizzly hunts in Wyoming and Idaho and a pipeline in Canada; How long can Lake Powell prop up Lake Mead?; Facebook and the Navajo Nation have faith in renewables, and other recent articles about the West and its environment.
What if your electic vehicle runs out of juice? At the California Energy Commission this summer, Michelle Solomon “has been focused on decreasing range anxiety through research into the future of the electric vehicle charging landscape in California.”
Helping Yellowstone National Park display artifacts on a television broadcast, writes intern Kerstin Heinrich, “was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a part of something that was broadcast around the world.”