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Resilience Reflections with Tara Lohan

I’m driven by the belief that the stories we tell about people and places can help change the world.

Why America's Deadly Love Affair with Bottled Water Has to Stop

This spring, as California withered in its fourth year of drought and mandatory water restrictions were enacted for the first time in the state’s history, a news story broke revealing that Nestlé Waters North America was tapping springs in the San Bernardino National Forest in southern California using a permit that expired 27 years ago.

How Solar Can Help Nepal's Relief Efforts

Following the earthquake, Gham Power provided lights and mobile charging stations for relief workers and the displaced.

Has California’s Fracking Boom Already Gone Bust?

There was a time, just a few years ago, that most news reports deemed a shale oil boom inevitable in California. But now, it’s not looking like such a sure thing after all.

Fighting Back Against Oil Bomb Trains

Crude by rail has increased 4,000 percent across the country since 2008 and California is feeling the effects.

You Have to See It to Believe It: What It's Like to Have Fracking in Your Backyard

Fracking takes rural communities and turns them into industrial zones — and citizens have little recourse.

Faces of Fracking: Lupe Anguiano

An 85-year-old civil rights hero takes on Big Oil and the company burying the industry’s dangerous waste.

Faces of Fracking: Rosanna Esparza

As an environmental journalist I meet a lot of environmental organizers – it’s par for the course. But Rosanna is not like any I’ve come across before.

5 Shocking Places Where Fracking Is Taking Off

From scenic coastal waters to vital agricultural land, here are five places where fracking could soon be taking off.

How Fracking Is Exposing People to Radioactive Waste

There isn’t a lot of good news about fracking lately.