Beyond her accomplishments at Water in the West and Stanford, Newsha Ajami has also shown an intense dedication to developing and mentoring the generation of scientists, engineers, and policymakers following in her footsteps.
“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.
California’s governor signs bill to make its grid carbon-free by 2045, while wind developers eye the state’s coast; a massive boom is deployed to haul trash out of the Pacific garbage patch; bighorns are shown to pass on tips about good eating spots; a “cowboy cartographer,” and other recent environmental stories.
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!”
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Wildfires aren’t hurting real estate markets; water disputes in Colorado; innovations in stormwater management; the failures of air quality monitoring in California; and other recent environmental news stories from around the West.