environment

WWW Board member beautifully nails our current state of life in Sonoma County

DEPLETION Plunging into light, the day begins with sweat. Chopping wood, digging earth, hauling compost. Wheelbarrow overflows with wood chips raked between vegetable beds. I plant veggie starts and seeds, marigolds and lobelia. Rest in the garden, daffodils’ promising yellows touch my head. In the distance, tractors eat soil. Chain saws murder ancient redwoods, now […]

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Citizens Speak: Environmental Priorities in Sonoma County

No more time to waste….supervisors we want progress not delays…. Environmental Priorities in Sonoma County – NOV 2020 (SUMMARY RESPONSES) TOP PRIORITIES   CLIMATE CHANGE ·  Mitigation – get to negative emissions through a just transition, increased transition to and adoption of renewable energy ·   Adaptation – preparedness, especially for our most vulnerable, forest management

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Top positive environmental stories from 2020

We could use some good news…. Top positive environmental stories from 2020 BY LIZ KIMBROUGH ON 30 DECEMBER 2020 2020 was a difficult year for many, but positive stories emerged. This year, species were brought back from the edge of extinction; interest in renewable energy surged; environmental monitoring technology improved; new protected areas were created; and a

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Biden vs Trump on environment

Donald Trump’s five most dangerous attacks on the environment https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/08/trump-environment-rules-roll-back-dangerous-attacks-climate-change Jul 8, 2019Donald Trump is set to hail his administration’s “environmental leadership” on Monday in a speech in which he is expected to declare the US a world leader on the issue.. But since taking … 15 ways the Trump administration has … – Environment https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/02/15-ways-trump-administration-impacted-environment/ 15 ways the Trump administration has changed environmental policies

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NapaVision 2050 Supports YES on Measure K

Yes on K A Magnificent Investment in Our Future We must act now to protect Napa County’s natural areas, parks and water. The longer we wait to make these essential protections, the more expensive it will be. Without Measure K, unprotected natural land could be lost to development and gone forever, causing even more overcrowding, traffic and

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