LOS ANGELES — Despite recent storms bringing intense rainfall to some parts of California, the state—along with the American Southwest—continues to experience its most dire drought conditions in decades. This is caused in no small part by the extremely low ...

LOS ANGELES — Picture this: you are an environmental activist who has spent years of your life campaigning for global awareness of the climate crisis.  You have given up private interests to advocate in the name of the public good. ...

By Carter Miller and Ruhi Ramesh LOS ANGELES — On Oct. 31, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference officially began. This conference, also known as COP 26, revisited the Paris Agreement to evaluate the progress countries have made towards meeting ...

LOS ANGELES — Amid the pandemic and critical discussions on the global impact of climate change, Latin American countries are doubly feeling the effects of both crises. The region has felt the sharp impact of the pandemic’s financial blows, and ...

LOS ANGELES — As COP26 approaches, state climate commitments are facing intense scrutiny, particularly those of the world’s top emitters.  Brazil, which in 2018 contributed 2.1% of global emissions, and its current commitments are a source of concern for many ...

LOS ANGELES — Caught between a constant tug-of-war between two of the world’s largest carbon emitters, Central Asia is more consequential in climate discussions now than ever.  Situated between Russia to the North and China to the East, the Central ...

LOS ANGELES — The 26th Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an annual United Nations sanctioned conference focused on climate change which all UN member states are invited to attend. COP26 is ...

LOS ANGELES — For centuries, Indigenous peoples have coexisted with ecological systems, preserving and conserving their rich biodiversity. Centuries of natural harmony have advantaged modern Indigenous communities with an understanding of how to protect the environment from the impending climate ...

LOS ANGELES — The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), being held in Glasgow, UK, this fall, has the international community gearing towards monumental strides against climate change. This year’s COP is of notable importance for several reasons. It ...

LOS ANGELES — When envisioning a smart city, one might think of self-driving cars, robots, and sparkling clean streets. Fortunately, this vision will soon be within reach. The automobile company Toyota plans to fulfill this idealistic vision through its Woven ...