In their new plan to ban agricultural burning, air regulators are using outreach and financial incentives to convince growers to adopt an alternative known as whole orchard recycling.
Environment & Climate
Blanca Gomez has a swamp cooler, 10 fans and a small air conditioning unit in her trailer home in Cantua Creek, an unincorporated community in Fresno County.
This series was reported as a project for the 2022 California Fellowship. This summer, with funding from the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism, Fresnoland is taking a deeper dive into the toll heat takes on health. ...
The $739 billion Inflation Reduction Act signed into law this month includes $1.5 billion for urban forestry, a massive investment intended to make cities more green and more resilient to increasing heat due to climate change.
Local medical experts are warning that extended periods of daily high temperatures over 90 degrees can be dangerous and can make it difficult for a person to regulate their body temperature.
More than 100 people responded to a call from the Democrat and Chronicle for their favorite tree in Rochester.
A new community survey exposes widespread cancer, asthma, anxiety, and depression in Wilmington, California.
If you live on the south side of Fresno, you are likely exposed to multiple sources of air pollution that can harm your health — and the hot summer days can increase the risk.
Ua paʻakikī ʻē ka hele ʻana i ka hoʻomaʻemaʻe koko ʻia ʻana no kekahi mau kupa kuaʻāina. Kuhi ʻia, e hoʻopilikia ana ka piʻi ʻilikai i kēia mau mea.
The new hazardous waste site is located in a ZIP code that already is the most polluted in the state.