Climate Watch Conversation
Climate Watch senior editor Craig Miller talks with Dan Kammen, a top UC Berkeley energy expert who's been named the World Bank's new renewable energy "czar." As Chief Technical Specialist for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Kammen will help shape policy and set overall energy strategy for the next 10 years.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.