Jed Kim Environment Reporter
Jed Kim is an Environment Reporter for Southern California Public Radio.
Before joining KPCC, Jed was a producer at WNYC’s “The Takeaway” and an associate producer for the HBO documentary “Birders: The Central Park Effect.” His work has been featured on NPR and Marketplace.
Jed graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002, with a biology degree. After a few years of working in a laboratory, he decided that he’d be much happier as a radio reporter. He graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2008.
Stories by Jed Kim
Since 2011, five people have died and dozens more have been injured on the trail between the lower and upper Eaton Canyon Falls.
Today's news looks at incoming insects, drowning fish and withering food assistance. At least there's wine.
Record keeping began in 1877, and the previous driest back-to-back seasons occurred between 1897 and 1899.
Today's roundup bemoans a woeful cherry season, celebrates the well-drilling men and keeps an eye on those Oregonians.
Starting Tuesday, the ban removes some of the most powerful rat poisons from store shelves, but it also leaves a lot of other poisons in place.
Animal welfare groups have petitioned the state to restrict the breeding and possession of hybrid cats, which result from crossbreeding of house cats and wild cats.
Southern California seems to be seeing a higher rate of rattlesnake bites this year. Is it because of the drought? Plus, today's dryku.
Tuesday's drought news roundup asks what you'd do if you had a time-traveling DeLorean. Securing dibs on water rights might not be a bad bet.
California's May was also hotter than normal. It's a sign of what the rest of summer will be like.
Scientists and clean air advocates knew that fine particles in the air, known as PM2.5, are correlated with deaths from cardiovascular disease. Now, they may know how.
Today's drought news has political battles, doomsday scenarios and reasons why animals should not be wearing red in this drought. Plus, our first celebrity dryku!
One group wants a former rocket and nuclear test site returned to its former state; another prefers a scaled back cleanup that would allow the area to be used as open space.
Keep sending in those drykus to @kpccdryku. In the meantime, Tuesday's drought news is all about ruining your holiday plans:
On the news front, we look at drought costs, both expected and unexpected.
A foundation representing property rights groups said that research shows the bird to be genetically identical to populations of gnatcatchers found in Mexico.