What’s Causing The Heat Wave In California?
Heat Waves There is not doubt that southern California is an incredibly hot place, but recently it has been hit with heat wave after heat wave. The typically unbearable heat is being turned up by mother nature to record breaking levels. In July of 2018, the heat reached an all time high, never seen before. […]
In the Ashes of the Flames: The Aftermath of the Carr Fire
In the blazing wake of the Carr Fire, which has stretched across practically 100,000 acres in Shasta County, many residents are left homeless—and with more questions than hope. Some look to a car malfunctioning as the root of the matter, as evidenced through various reports. But several other factors served as perfect kindling for this […]
Transportation Pollution In California Is Increasing
Introduction California has succeeded in reaching its climate goal for 2020 early, in which the state aimed to produce 431 million metric tons of greenhouse gases or less. The main reason for this accomplishment has been the “growth of renewable energy;” solar and wind power have become prevalent sources of energy for Californians and already […]
Climate Change: How Does It Affect and React To California’s Fires
Introduction The wildfires in California this year have become the worst in American history, expanding at an alarming rate and destroying everything that comes in their path. While firefighters from California and across the states have been able to put out most of the fires like the Gulch Fire and the Nelson Fire, there are still […]
How to Gerrymander a State: California’s Upcoming Ballot Initiative
In November, Californians will have the opportunity to vote on the Cal 3 Ballot measure which would split California into three separate states (Northern California, California, and Southern California). While this proposal has the potential to be disastrous for both parties and even more difficult to pass, what the proposal offers between the lines is a […]
Technology the Only Way to Solve California’s Drought?
In the past 6 months, California has experienced a severe drought. One so severe it is looking to surpass any precedent levels. As of April 8th, not one part of California was not in a drought. Most people don’t really imagine our country having a drought. They see it as something old such as the […]