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Craig Miller

Craig is KQED's science editor, specializing in weather, climate, water & energy issues, with a little seismology thrown in just to shake things up. Prior to his current position, he launched and led the station's award-winning multimedia project, Climate Watch. Craig is also an accomplished writer/producer of television documentaries, with a focus on natural resource issues.

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Jerry Brown’s Anti-Anti-Climate Science Site

August 14, 2012 | 11:36 am

Jerry Brown’s Anti-Anti-Climate Science Site

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Source: Kqed Governor Brown is pushing back against those who deny the evidence for climate change and this week used a Lake Tahoe environmental conference to say that he’s taken his campaign online. Read more at: blogs.kqed.org

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Combatants in New Calif. Water War Dig In

July 25, 2012 | 4:12 pm

Combatants in New Calif. Water War Dig In

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Source: Kqed “You’ve launched a war. We’ll fight the battle,” was the rallying cry from congressman John Garamendi, within hours of the announcement of Governor Jerry Brown’s revised plan for California’s already embattled Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Read more at: blogs.kqed.org

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Analysis Highlights Tricky Business of Carbon Accounting, Says SF Overestimates Progress

November 21, 2011 | 2:28 pm

Analysis Highlights Tricky Business of Carbon Accounting, Says SF Overestimates Progress

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As business and public entities face more pressure to lower their carbon footprints, an entire industry has sprouted to quantify and verify their progress. The whole enterprise can be a tricky business, as San Francisco officials are finding out. Props to The Bay Citizen for looking beyond the claims and doing its own analysis. As […]

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September 15, 2011 | 4:21 pm

EPA Chief: Cap & Trade a Distant Hope

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Remember those national carbon trading bills that were moving through Congress as Barack Obama was setting up shop in the Oval Office? The head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency says: Don’t hold your breath. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson’s appearance on KQED’s Forum Wednesday seemed to confirm that her boss is picking his battles carefully. […]

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California’s Solar Lead: Technology and Policy, Yes. Manufacturing…Maybe Not So Much

September 8, 2011 | 10:41 am

California’s Solar Lead: Technology and Policy, Yes. Manufacturing…Maybe Not So Much

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This week as Fremont-based Solyndra sets about the grim business of filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy (not to mention today’s FBI search), it leaves in its wake ample confusion over California’s much vaunted “lead” in renewable energy — so much so that last week a national solar industries association felt compelled to issue a statement […]

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News Flash (Not): Western Water in Peril

April 27, 2011 | 3:08 pm

News Flash (Not): Western Water in Peril

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A new report from the federal Bureau of Reclamation may offer the most comprehensive forecast yet for western water in the 21st century — but few surprises. The report, Managing Water in the West, breaks down the outlook for eight key river systems, including three vital to California. The overall message is predictably sobering. The […]

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