Neelam Patil is one of 10 teachers chosen by Time for her work using “pocket forests” to help students see they can make a difference in climate change.
Ximena Natera, a veteran visual journalist, will be our first-ever staff photographer. Iris Kwok, a recent Cal grad with bylines around the Bay, will report a new climate beat.
Berkeley artist Juniper Harrower explores our complicated history with flora in the new ecological art exhibition.
The positions are being added in partnership with Report for America.
It’s a new year and you’re ready to dispose of your Christmas tree. Whatever you do, do not leave them on the street or sidewalks in Berkeley.
The flow of methane gas through the decomposing landfill beneath the park has dropped over the years, but it still requires continual maintenance.
A confusing City Council item last month suggested Alameda County could soon see a release of genetically engineered mosquitoes as part of a state pilot. But the county never agreed to be included in the study.
Fireplaces and fire pits are the largest sources of unhealthy pollution in the winter. Here are the rules and recommendations around burning wood and sparing the air.
We’ll be adding a reporter covering climate and transportation and a full-time visual journalist through Report for America. The deadline to apply is Jan. 31.
Elementary students asked how they could do their part to stop climate change. A year later, their science teacher had an answer: micro-forests.
A teenager, a retired teacher, a Berkeley parent, and a School Board member banded together to make BUSD one of the first school districts in the country to commit to climate education.
A fleet of eight electric school buses is picking up Berkeley students for the first time this fall.