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Monday, February 22, 2021

Earth breaks September heat record, may reach warmest year

Earth sweltered to a record hot September last month, with U.S. climate officials saying there’s nearly a two-to-one chance that 2020 will end up as the globe’s hottest year on record.

EPA ridicules California’s proposed ban of new gas cars

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler on Monday ridiculed California Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to ban the sale of new gas-powered cars by 2035, saying the proposal raises “significant questions of legality.”

County Fees for Commissary, Waste Permits Likely Headed Higher

The Board of Supervisors is slated tomorrow to consider increasing fees charged by the Riverside County Department of Environmental Health

Hemet sets its sites on solar

On Feb 11, the Hemet City Council announced and signed a Renewable Energy Proclamation. This, in essence. means that the Council

Climate Change: Are we Really Paying Attention?

Last week in Davos, Switzerland, representatives of countries from all over the world congregated at the World Economic

Clean Power to San Jacinto

In October 2015, the State of California enacted bill SB 350, also known as The Clean Energy Act. The Act established new clean energy

Saving the environment

Let’s see if I have a grip on saving the environment. Due to plastic bags polluting the environment and causing damage to sea life, we Californians

Local Congressmen Call for Hearing on Salton Sea

MECCA, CA - On Tuesday, Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, called for a congressional hearing to discuss the receding shoreline of...

Op-Ed: Celebrating National Water Quality Month

As the summer heat scorches Southern California, many residents may be cooling off by enjoying a swim in their backyard or community pool, a run through the sprinklers or a refreshing drink of water.

It’s getting hot! Take care of yourself

I worked in the construction industry for nine years before becoming a published author and journalist. I always dreaded the day...