Judge Holds Climate Change Class In Suits Against Big OilA federal judge presiding over lawsuits that accuse big oil companies of lying about global warming to protect their profits is turning his courtroom into a classroom in what could be the first hearing to study the science of climate change.
Climate Change Could Create 143 Million Migrants, World Bank SaysTens of millions of people in some of the world's poorest areas could be displaced by climate change in just a few decades, the World Bank has warned in a report.
Companies In Hot Water Over Plastic Coffee Pods Labeled BiodegradableCostco and a Northern California coffee company agreed to pay $500,000 in civil penalties to settle a consumer protection action for the sale of plastic coffee pods, labeled biodegradable.
Antioch Gets $10 Million Grant To Construct New Water Desalination PlantCalifornia could be on its way to a having new water desalination plant in the city of Antioch.
Bill Seeks Millions In Funds For San Francisco Seawall ImprovementsAn aging seawall along San Francisco's iconic waterfront would leave the city defenseless in the event of sea level rise or a major earthquake, but new state legislation announced Monday would help secure more funding to strengthen it.
San Francisco Retailers Brace For Ban On Sale Of FurLocal retailers stand to lose millions of dollars if San Francisco becomes the nation's first major city to ban the sale of fur clothing and other fur products.
Scientific Snowflake Roundup Reveals Climate SecretsResearchers at Columbia University are studying details about how snowflakes fall and how they evolve once they settle on the ground. The data could be used to provide clues to the changing climate.
Gov. Brown Invites Trump To See California High-Speed Rail ProjectsCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday invited President Donald Trump to visit the state's high-speed rail construction projects while he is in the state this week to examine prototypes of the wall he wants to build along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Young Gray Whale Found on Angel Island Likely Died of MalnutritionA gray whale that washed ashore Thursday on Angel Island probably died of malnutrition, according to the Marine Mammal Center.

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