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
California's first 11 months of the year were 4.1 degrees warmer than average and more than two degrees warmer than the same period last year.
Gillnets can trail behind boats for a mile. Left overnight, they're great at catching swordfish — but they catch a lot of other animals, too.
Solar flares, winds and coronal masses can interfere with Earth's communications and cause blackouts. Predicting space weather will help avoid problems.
Environmental groups are planning to file a lawsuit against Los Angeles County on Wednesday over its plans to remove sediment behind the Devil’s Gate Dam in Pasadena.
As a result of global warming, Californians can expect an increase in mid-winter rainfall in the future. However, warmer temperatures would also lessen the benefit of the precipitation.
It would have to cross yet another busy freeway — the 101 — before it ran into P-22, Griffith Park's resident puma. If it does, it could face a mate or a fight.
Ballona Wetlands is a 600-acre patch of land and salt marsh near Marina Del Rey. Much of the property is buried under dredged dirt, concrete and litter.
Griffith Park's famed mountain lion crossed two freeways to get to his current home. A photo on Twitter suggests another puma may have followed in his paw prints.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works' network of storm channels has captured more than 1.4 billion gallons of the muddy wet stuff by midday Wednesday.
Residents in and around Glendora are preparing for a powerful storm that's headed for Southern California Tuesday.
The money will go towards removing invasive plants, putting in native ones and improving streams to protect threatened fish species in the canyon.
Winter storms are expected to frustrate Thanksgiving travel plans along the East Coast. On the West Coast, storms are politely holding off until after the holiday.
City wants to turn land considered a vital wildlife corridor into a park. Some worry the move could discourage animals from moving in and out of of Griffith Park.
State Wildlife Conservation Board give $650,000 to efforts to guide animals to underpass beneath frequently deadly stretch of the 101 freeway.
Forecasters put the chances of above-average winter rains at 33-40 percent for much of California. Are those good odds? We asked a bookie.