Research Notes

California Coastal Commission decision-making process appears stable and consistent, Stanford research shows

Stanford scholar Iris Hui found that the California Coastal Commission approaches decisions through a consistent process. For her analysis, she used "text mining" to examine the commission's meeting agendas and staff reports between 1996 and 2014.

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Photo courtesy of Akruti Gupta

Akruti Gupta shares her experience working at the energy-equity nexus as an intern at the California Energy Commission.

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Jack Kessler reflects on the western electricity landscape and the relationships he's made as a Shultz Fellow this summer.
Unproductive efforts for water savings mean an uncertain future for the Colorado River’s users; a legal challenge to a proposal to thin Yosemite’s forests to cut wildfire risks; the Newsom administration’s a plan for a single Delta tunnel; warming waters mean historic highs and lows for Alaska salmon runs; and more environmental news from around the West.