Climate Change

TCAN kicks off production on "Truckee's Guide to a Smaller Footprint"

Truckee Climate Action Network Contact: Beth Ingalls, Director 530.386.3128 For immediate release: January 23, 2009 “Truckee’s Guide to a Smaller Footprint” Will Showcase Local

Forests of the Future

If you want a close-up look at what's happening to the forests of the Sierra Nevada and western United States, check out the work of

Up in Smoke - Climate Change, Ecosystems and Fire

A new study has found that wildfires are inflicting increasingly severe  damage to forest ecosystems in the Sierra Nevada - and climate change is a

Climate change on the web @ KQED

If you care about California's climate, bookmark this site -- A production of KQED, the Bay Area public radio and televison station, the Climate Watch web

New Report on State of Sierra Frogs and Toads

Six of the native frogs and toads of the Sierra Nevada and California Cascade ranges are experiencing dramatic declines in population. For example, the California

Producer's Journal: Words of Wisdom from Sierra Solutions 2008

Today in opening comments at the Sierra Solutions conference, the founding president of the Sierra Business Council, Lucy Blake, spoke with pride about the evolution

Sierra Nevada glaciers - going, going, gone?

Recently, I spent a few days in the field with Greg Stock, geologist for Yosemite National Park, checking on the health of the Lyell glacier,

Climate Change Alters Base of Tahoe Food Web

UC Davis researchers at Lake Tahoe this week published the first evidence that climate change alters the makeup of tiny plant communities called algae, which

Sierra Storyteller

This blog often reposts items by Tom Knudson from his blog "Sierra Summit," but this is a story about him, written by Dave Bunker of

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