Nathan Rott appears in the following:
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Australia's unprecedented fire season scorched sections of rare, ancient rainforests. It's another signal that climate change is intensifying and expanding wildfires globally.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
More than one million residents have filed for unemployment insurance since March 13, Gov. Gavin Newsom says, as businesses shut down to slow the spread of the disease.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
The order is the strongest statewide restriction in the country, but exempts essential travel to grocery stores, pharmacies and gas stations and will rely heavily on social pressure for enforcement.
Saturday, March 14, 2020
After devastating fires, there are signs of regrowth across much of eastern Australia. But there's also concern that a changing climate may alter some of the country's unique landscapes forever.
Sunday, March 08, 2020
Australia's devastating wildfires grabbed global attention, but far more residents were grappling with deadly, extreme heat. The country is getting hotter, and many communities are not prepared.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
Australia's land and people are slowly starting to recover from the country's unprecedented bushfires. But given the devastation, it's not clear when or if communities will return to normal.
Friday, February 14, 2020
The fires that burned for months over much of eastern Australia have finally been brought under control, helped by days of intense rain. But recovery remains a long-term effort.
Monday, January 27, 2020
Los Angeles is in mourning after the sudden death of former basketball star Kobe Bryant. The five-time NBA champion and former league MVP played his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
The EPA has moved to dramatically shrink which waters fall under federal protection. It's welcomed by farmers and builders, but environmentalists are sure to file a legal challenge.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Widespread bushfires are creating new calls to end the country's dependence on fossil fuels. But fossil fuel extraction is big business for Australia, the world's largest coal exporter.
Friday, January 17, 2020
The court said the nearly two dozen young people who were trying to force action by the government on climate change did not have standing to sue. The judges said climate change is a political issue.
Sunday, January 12, 2020
The Australian bushfires are emitting huge amounts of climate warming carbon into the atmosphere. Normally, new vegetation that grows back would recapture it, but that may be changing.
Friday, January 10, 2020
The Australian bushfires have released an enormous amount of climate-warming carbon dioxide emissions. But emissions from wildfires have a complicated effect on the broader global climate.
Friday, December 06, 2019
A mysterious die-off of freshwater mussels has scientists scrambling to find a cause. Freshwater mussels clean water and provide habitat to countless other species.
Thursday, December 05, 2019
A mysterious die-off of freshwater mussels has biologists scrambling to figure out a cause. Freshwater mussels are critical to river ecosystems and to U.S. water supplies.
Sunday, November 24, 2019
In a historic African American community near Baltimore, residents put on virtual reality headsets and watch their homes flood. The town hopes they'll support efforts to prepare for sea level rise.
Monday, November 18, 2019
As communities plan for sea level rise, it can be hard to convince residents of the dramatic changes in store. A California scientist is testing one possible answer: virtual reality.
Saturday, October 26, 2019
California's governor has declared states of emergency in certain counties as winds cause fires to grow and move quickly throughout the state. Thousands have been evacuated.
Friday, October 25, 2019
Wildfires are burning in northern and southern California, threatening homes and forcing evacuations. Strong winds expected through the weekend mean conditions could get worse.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to end a nearly two-decade long limit on logging in Alaska's Tongass National Forest. Local officials have pushed for looser restrictions to boost the economy.