Issue: November 19, 2015

Morning, readers!

The world is gearing up for the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris

starting at the end of this month. In preparation for it, the News &

Review--along with alternative newsmedia around the country--solicited

writings from authors, scientists, artists and scholars. We've dubbed this

project Letters to the Future, as each piece is a letter to the writer's

future generations. Enjoy.

In other news: Two local environmentalists join forces to launch a local

chapter of, whose focus is climate change, in preparation for those

Paris talks (here's how you can get involved!); the City Council nixes a

proposal for managing the airport; longtime Chico business Woof & Poof

prepares to call it quits; and local outdoor advocates form a partnership

of educators just to get kids outside a little more.

Read on!

Meredith J. Cooper, associate editor