Facing Severe Drought, Californians Support Mandatory Cutbacks

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Jul 24, 2014

Californians rank the drought as their number one environmental concern and favor mandatory curbs on water use.




Ethnic Voters Want Environmental Protections, But Do Their Lawmakers?

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: May 12, 2014

Ethnic minorities in California strongly favor environmental protections, yet their elected representatives haven't displayed the same values.




Jardinero jubilado vive con $868 mensuales

New America Media, Profile, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Mar 18, 2014

José Méndez, de 64 años, ha vivido en el Hotel Hartland de la Geary, cerca a Larkin, durante siete años.




Drought Brings Hard Times to California Ethnic Farmers

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Jan 28, 2014

California's minority farmers struggle to connect with federal and state assistance programs aimed at mitigating the effects of the state's worst-ever drought.




Q&A: Miya Yoshitani On California's Clean Energy Future

New America Media, Question & Answer, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Dec 31, 2013

The executive director of Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) spoke to NAM about the nexus of environmental and economic justice.




With an Eye on the Future, Ethnic Californians Embrace Environmentalism

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Aug 07, 2013

A new poll finds that the strongest support for environmental action in California is coming from Latinos, African Americans and Asians.




Q&A: Hyper-segregated Cities at Greater Risk of Heat Island Effect

New America Media, Question & Answer, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Jul 08, 2013

A new study highlights the vulnerability of heat-related dangers for communities in segregated cities.




Q&A: Obama’s Climate Plan Could Ease Path to Clean Energy On Tribal Lands

New America Media, Question & Answer, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Jun 28, 2013

President Obama's executive order on climate change could force coal plants operating on tribal lands to adopt cleaner energy practices.




'The Talk' -- How to Tell Your 8-Year-Old About Climate Change

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Jun 04, 2013

For parents working on issues related to climate change, informing their kids about the possible dangers is not an easy conversation.




In May Revise, Gov. Brown Raids Fund to Tackle Climate Change

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: May 15, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown proposed Tuesday to divert money from the state's cap-and-trade program, money intended for local communities, to the general fund.