East San Jose residents and community leaders gathered Tuesday to demand answers and action following a study that detected high levels of lead in thousands of children living near Reid-Hillview Airport.
A $11. 9 million settlement was reached in a lawsuit filed over high levels of PFAS contamination in Parchment drinking water. Jesika Sage,Parchment resident, said her family of nine, like many others in Parchment, have been dealing with contaminated waters for years. “I think it’s a step in the right direction but how do you put a price tag on a community that’s been poisoned for years on end for profit," Sage said.
On Monday, seemingly on its high-horse and feeling like a world leader in environmental activism, Shell took to Twitter to ask others what exactly they plan to do to lower their emissions. The overwhelming sentiment of the response was, essentially, "lol, fuck off."
Gov. Gavin Newsom said California will enlist its natural resources in the state’s fight against climate change by establishing new land conservation and carbon sequestration goals over the next decade.
Recent studies indicate that the human body does not retain the antibodies that build up when people are infected with the coronavirus, meaning there may be no lasting immunity to the virus, even with a vaccine.
Eight California cities and counties, including San Francisco and Oakland, want billions of dollars from fossil fuel companies, alleging they caused major climate problems, like rising seas and extreme weather.