The Face of Fire Under Climate Change
2021-11-09 15:51:00 UTC
With the climate crisis worsening the frequency and severity of wildfires, communities are feeling the pain—and the cost
California’s Dixie Fire, the second-largest wildfire in the state’s history, started as a small 600-square-foot fire. Within a week, the blaze covered roughly 100,000 acres. Evacuations were ordered, and more than 10,000…
Local Bus Drivers Explain Their Reasons for Returning to Picket Line
2021-09-28 14:46:00 UTC
The last strike ended August 12th after 10 days of stoppage and an agreement over health care but resumed this week as overall negotiations stalled for a new contract between the Teamsters Union and private operator Keolis.
For Armand Martinez not driving a bus right now is challenging. He used…
SpaceX satellites soaring across Nevada night sky leave many curious
2021-06-14 15:04:00 UTC
If you have looked up at the night sky lately, you may have seen a string of lights blazing by.
While these may be an unidentified object to a lot of people, they are part of Elon Musk’s goal of universal internet.
These SpaceX satellites, known as Starlinks, are often…
Nonpoint Source Pollution: Killing the Truckee River by degrees
2021-03-18 14:44:00 UTC
Leading cause of water pollution in Nevada poses complex problem and solution
As more people move into the Truckee River watershed, demand for water is increasing while more and more nonpoint source (NPS) pollution is making its way to the river. Nearly half a million people get their water from…
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