Can cloud seeding help quench the thirst of the US West?

Can cloud seeding help quench the thirst of the US West?

In the midst of a historic megadrought, states in the American West are embracing cloud seeding to increase snow and rainfall. Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

It’s not just climate: are we ignoring other causes of disasters?

It’s not just climate: are we ignoring other causes of disasters?

A growing number of scientists are cautioning that blaming disasters solely on climate overlooks the poor policy and planning decisions that make these events much worse. Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

US flood risk is about to explode — but not for the reasons you think

A new study projects that the number of Americans exposed to flooding will double in 30 years. Development is largely to blame. Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

In the aftermath of climate disasters, America’s vulnerable students struggle to recover

The GAO found that two-thirds of all public school students lived in counties that experienced major disasters from 2017 to 2019. Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

Toxic Tides: Climate change expected to cause 400 toxic California sites to flood by 2100

Toxic Tides: Climate change expected to cause 400 toxic California sites to flood by 2100

Communities of color are five times more likely than the general population to live within half a mile of a toxic site that could flood. Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

3 ways to prevent the next mass power outage

3 ways to prevent the next mass power outage

Hurricane Ida exposed the grid’s weaknesses. It didn’t have to be that way. Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

How one town put politics aside to save itself from fire

How one town put politics aside to save itself from fire

Timber Wars tore this town apart. Wildfire prevention brought it back together. Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

Hot days mean worse air

Hot days mean worse air. So why are climate and smog seen as separate?

UN report confirms that local agencies need to add heat into air pollution equation Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

The best-case climate scenario is going to be extremely hard

A planet at 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming is still infinitely better than the alternative. Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

Conservatives may be willing to take on climate change — if you call it something else

Conservatives may be willing to take on climate change — if you call it something else

Fires are raging in their backyards. But many still scoff at global warming. Source: Grist, a beacon in the smog,an independent news outlet and network of innovators working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…