Posts Tagged as "Environment"

Diversifying Environmental Movement Key to Tackling Climate Change

Mar. 9, 2015 / By
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Despite the rapidly changing racial and ethnic composition of the United States, environmental agencies, NGOs, and foundations have remained predominantly white, according to a recent study from University of Michigan.

How Rainwater May Help Save LB From Drought

Nov. 6, 2014 / By
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Cal State Long Beach students anxiously await approval of their application to help conserve water for community garden organization, Long Beach Organic. Once approved, the students' prototypes for rainwater catchment systems and fog harvesters will be set into motion at nine community gardens in Long Beach.

Two Long Beach families will receive solar electric systems

Sep. 30, 2014 / By
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Two low-income Central Long Beach families will move closer towards creating healthier homes and lowering their energy bills.

Cleaning up Richmond

Sep. 30, 2014 / By
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Recently, the city has seen an increase in demolitions of blighted, un-salvageable properties that pose a public safety hazard. These homes can be havens for squatters, drug addicts or gangs members, according to Code Enforcement officials.

Going ‘Wild’ in the Most Diverse City in America

Aug. 26, 2014 / By
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, federal legislation that was signed into law in 1964 to preserve America’s wild spaces...

Solar Power: Call for low-income homeowners!

Aug. 5, 2014 / By
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Are you a homeowner in the E Anaheim St, Orange Ave, Cherry Ave, and 7th Street neighborhood who is interested in getting their energy bills lowered? ..

The Green Prize Festival, April 26

Apr. 21, 2014 / By
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The Green Prize Festival is a one-day event highlighting urban farmers, green chefs, live entertainment, artists, green technology, environmental organizations as well as education through workshops, demonstrations and guest speakers.

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The Air We Breathe: A Performance about Long Beach’s Air Quality

Feb. 22, 2014 / By
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Have you ever wondered, “What’s that smell?”

For Long Beach residents living in the Westside, Cambodia Town, and Downtown area this seems to be a common question...

Children Living On The Westside Struggle With Asthma

Jan. 23, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Jason Farabaugh, Andrew Spencer and Jami Kiyohara
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Neighborhood Art Show Turns Trash into Treasures

Jan. 21, 2014 / By
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Building Healthy Communities Long Beach showcased a collection of art made by trash. The art was created by neighborhood artists in the city with trash they found in their own neighborhoods...

Central Valley Residents Grapple with Proposed Fracking Regulations

Jan. 12, 2014 / By
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South Kern Sol/New America Media, News Report, Alfredo Camacho

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — About 100 people packed into a chamber at the Kern County administration building in Bakersfield to testify at a public hearing Wednesday on the state’s new fracking regulations, saying they are already at a breaking point with pollution in their communities, and that they’ll be impacted the most from the state’s new fracking plan...

Surviving Climate Change

Nov. 23, 2013 / By
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TomDispatch, News Analysis, Michael Klare

A week after the most powerful “super typhoon” ever recorded pummeled the Philippines, killingthousands in a single province, and three weeks after the northern Chinese city of Harbin suffered a devastating “airpocalypse,” suffocating the city with coal-plant pollution, government leaders beware!..