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
New UC president Janet Napolitano takes an aerial tour of areas hit hard, bats have a tougher time making their journey and more drought news.
In two years, the city has tripled its solar capacity. But it's still only a fraction of the city's power needs.
Chronicling the dastardly exploits of the fiendish drought, today's roundup looks at how it's impacting politics, fish and fruit.
In January, AQMD adopted a regulation that would require Exide to achieve negative pressure at its facilities by April 10, with the intention of limiting emissions of arsenic and other toxins.
Yard restrictions are being eased, more birds are disintegrating against fighter jets and more dead bats are being found in Sacramento. More in today's drought roundup.
CAL FIRE has already responded to nearly 900 wildfires so far this year. Normally, that number would be below 340. Here's how to get ready.
Representatives from Cape Town to Columbus gather in LA during CicLAvia weekend to share best practices.
While vegetable prices remain low, beef prices are climbing, partially due to the drought. Meanwhile, the New York Times stresses drought lessons for kids.
The wasting disease targets several species of sea stars and has moved into local waters. In extreme cases, afflicted organisms disintegrate within days.
Though rain has been in the forecast, the drought is still present. Some homeowners are being asked to replace their lawns with more drought-tolerant landscape, while Tuesday is snowpack measurement day.
Don't expect good news for the state's drought from the state's most comprehensive measurement of the year, when snow accumulation is usually at its highest.
Net metering allows solar owners to get paid for the extra, unused electricity they put back into the system. Now they know they'll get paid for 20 years.
There's gold in them thar hills! And pot. And it all ties in together in a messy, dusty bow(l). In today's roundup, we bring you the good, the bad and the "what?"
The rain is coming back, but locally it will be light at best. Will Californians head out to see Aronofsky's "Noah" just to remember rainier times?
Lake Machado is best known for being home to "Reggie" an abandoned pet alligator. It's also home to all sorts of other non-native species.