Julie Cart

projects and environment reporter for CalMatters

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Pulitzer Prize-winning environmental staff reporter at the Los Angeles Times, specializing in public lands and endangered species

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Cal Fire’s workforce endures PTSD, suicidal ideation, and endless work rotations. CalMatters has chronicled the agency’s mental health crisis.

How is Cal Fire handling mental health struggles among firefighters?

Cal Fire’s workforce endures PTSD, suicidal ideation, and endless work rotations. CalMatters has chronicled the agency’s mental health crisis.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

State officials have released a series of reports warning of extreme impacts from climate change, and making clear this is everyone's problem.

Wake-up call: 75% of SoCal beaches could disappear by 2050

State officials have released a series of reports warning of extreme impacts from climate change, and making clear this is everyone's problem.

from KCRW Features

As the West Coast drought worsens, water is becoming a scarce and valuable resource, as well as a tempting target for thieves , especially those running illegal marijuana farms.

California’s drought worsens due to people stealing water to grow illegal weed

As the West Coast drought worsens, water is becoming a scarce and valuable resource, as well as a tempting target for thieves , especially those running illegal marijuana farms.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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