“With the general election approaching,” writes the Center’s summer research fellow Benek Robertson, “I hoped to highlight specific policy areas that could influence the general election and California politics for years to come.”
“We are looking for ways to make working lands conservation a more profitable and investible activity,” writes Lisa von Rabenau, who spent the summer with the investment firm Climate and Forest Capital.
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.”