Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday urged scientists to dedicate themselves to convincing a distracted public and news media about the dangers of climate change and other potential disruptions to human life.
California and federal public health officials say valley fever, a potentially lethal disease, has been on the rise as warming climates and drought have kicked up the dust that spreads it.
Former Vice President Al Gore said Tuesday in Palo Alto that America’s democratic system has been “hacked” and if the country wants to resolve the “climate crisis” it has to first reform its political process.
California environmentalists and the state’s Democratic junior senator hailed President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address promise that he will tackle climate change during his second term if lawmakers don’t do it themselves.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu, the Nobel Prize-winning former director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, announced his resignation Friday, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Gov. Jerry Brown told a green building conference in San Francisco on Friday that if the world doesn’t address climate change more aggressively, future generations may have to consider moving to other planets.
California’s largest business group filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the validity of the state’s cap-and-trade program on the eve of the first pollution permit auction.
Gov. Jerry Brown is launching a website to document the effects of climate change and respond to those who question it.
A new report shows that more wildfires, heat wave and rising seas are expected because of climate change in the state.
Bay Area transportation leaders are weighing several ideas to help comply with state mandates to improve the regions air quality. Among them, dropping the speed limit on freeways from 65 mph to 55 mph.