This town is the first in America to ban new gas stations – is the tide turning? | Fossil fuels

[ad_1] Emily Bit remembers a time when she didn’t feel the constant threat of climate change. Her family lives in American Canyon, in southern Napa county, California, a state now being hit by record high temperatures and devastating wildfires. “It didn’t used to be this bad,” she said. These days her family has to evacuate … Read more

‘A combination of failures:’ why 3.6m pounds of nuclear waste is buried under a popular California beach | Nuclear waste

[ad_1] More than 2 million visitors flock each year to California’s San Onofre state beach, a dreamy slice of coastline just north of San Diego. The beach is popular with surfers, lies across one of the largest Marine Corps bases in the Unites States and has a 10,000-year-old sacred Native American site nearby. It even … Read more