YES! MAGAZINE Since California’s program launched in 2013, questions have swirled about whether cap and trade has helped or hurt people living in the shadow of the state’s largest emitters. Growing up in North Richmond, California, Denny Khamphanthong didn’t think much of the siren that wailed once a month, every first Wednesday at 11 a.m. … More Can California’s Cap and Trade Actually Address Environmental Justice?
Scientists say it’s just a matter of time before the big one strikes Los Angeles, and when it does, the results could be catastrophic. Last year, however, the city started to get serious about seismic safety. With the help of USGS seismologist Lucy Jones, the mayor’s office has developed a plan to reduce risks and … More Los Angeles Faces Its Earthquake Threat