Today’s Headlines

  • Climate change is an existential threat (IPCC)
    • It’s making it hard to forecast weather, flooding (AP)
    • See its effects today in Yosemite (SF Chronicle)
    • Rampant wildfires once led to a mass extinction, could happen again (LA Times)
  • Bay Area air quality sucked after 4th of July (SF Chronicle)
  • Cognitive overload: We are letting technology distract drivers from their job (LA Times)
  • Many factors contribute to spiking traffic fatalities (Harvard Gazette)
  • Bay Area draft transportation investment plan released (Bay Area Metro)
  • How one unsheltered man in Stockton survives regular camp clearings (Local News Matters)
  • Despite COVID rental protections, thousands face evictions (SF Chronicle)
  • 15% of Americans are behind on rent (Smart Cities Dive)
  • PG&E plans to extend the life of the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • Orange County Supes say they don’t have to tell anyone what they did with COVID relief money (Voice of OC)

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