The vastly different ways small towns between San Francisco and the Oregon border are managing their water supplies highlight how uneven California's brutal drought has been across the state — and even within a single county.
Converting the nation's fleet of automobiles and trucks to electric power is a critical piece of the battle against climate change. But America's electric grid will be sorely challenged by the need to deliver clean power to those cars.
There are grave problems with the transition to clean energy power. The current panic is a reminder that modern life needs abundant energy: without it, bills become unaffordable, homes freeze and businesses stall.
As climate change worsens, the need will grow for mental health services. Some therapists are recommending climate action to ease worry. Others are advocating for community-based therapies to fill the gap.
EHN talked to people with disabilities put in increased danger during last summer's Pacific Northwest heat waves. Activists say accessible cooling centers and air conditioning are key to combating this injustice.
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