As climate change accelerates, low-income districts in the Southwestern United States are 4 to 7 degrees hotter in Fahrenheit — on average — than wealthy neighborhoods in the same metro regions, University of California, Davis, researchers have found in a new analysis.
Join Next City for our live, four-day Solutions of the Year virtual event series. This year we will introduce you directly to the practitioners and writers from our editors’ picks for the 20 best solutions of 2020.
The impact of climate change on the ability of California’s premier wine regions to grow grape varieties like chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon, and the need to plan — and plant — for the future, will be the topic of a public online panel discussion hosted by the University of California, Davis, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10.
We began this series nearly a year ago, after another very hot summer. We end it in a changed world. In some ways, the end brings us back to the beginning. By 2100, Sacramento is still expected to feel more like Phoenix or Tucson. That is still going to affect our lands, our health and our quality of life, especially for the most vulnerable among us. We still need solutions that both prevent future climate change and adapt to the changes already here.
An English major — who aims to use fiction to address climate change and help its refugees — will be honored as the top graduating senior at the University of California, Davis, during its online graduation celebration for undergraduates this Friday (June 12)
Some landscapes can hold their own against climate change better than others. A study from the University of California, Davis, maps these places, called 'climate refugia,' where existing vegetation is most likely to buffer the impacts of climate change through the end of the century.
Dr. Norgaard is a community engaged scholar whose work addresses critical environmental justice issues including food sovereignty, settler colonialism and climate adaptation. Her work with the Karuk Tribe is particularly notable.